KARA FITZGERALD, ND completed a post-doctorate in nutritional biochemistry/laboratory science with Richard Lord, Ph.D. Author: Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, contributing author: Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine; IFM’s Textbook for Functional Medicine. She lectures globally on functional medicine; is on faculty at IFM and practices in Connecticut.

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Psychedelics: Latest Research & Clinical Applications with Dr. Anthony Bossis

Interest in therapeutic use of psychedelics has grown exponentially in recent years. And with recent studies showing these miraculous molecules help with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse, is it any wonder the p-word is on everyone’s lips? In this unique episode of New Frontiers, the fantastic Dr. Austin Perlmutter guest hosts and interviews renowned psychedelics researcher Dr. Anthony Bossis, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at NYU and the NYU Center for Psychedelic Medicine. With decades of experience in psychedelic and palliative care research, Dr. Bossis shares an evidence-based deep dialogue on meaning-making, spirituality, and end-of-life care.

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Testosterone Therapy in Males with Testosterone Deficiency (TD): Debunking the Myths

Since my last writing, I have continued my studies on female hormones and hormone replacement therapy and I have dug deep into the male literature on testosterone (T) and testosterone therapy (TTh). Similar to my quest to learn everything about female hormones and hormone therapy, the same holds true for testosterone and TTh in males.

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How to Fix the Vascular Health Crisis: The Endothelial Glycocalyx

We are living in times of great medical discoveries and advancements and today I am thrilled to talk about a relatively unknown structure: the endothelial glycocalyx (EGX). EGX can profoundly affect overall health – after all, you can’t have healthy organs and tissues if blood vessels are not healthy. Today on New Frontiers, I am joined by Dr. Kristine Burke a board-certified family, sports and functional medicine physician, and medical director for Help Your Diabetes Sacramento, where we discuss the full breadth of EGX functions and why it’s critical for cardiovascular health and so much more. Dr. Burke shares her exciting clinical experience and impressive findings from her case study series using Arterosil for plaque regression in some of her toughest patients. It’s a fascinating and enlightening conversation, so tune in and get ready to take some notes! Thanks for listening, and your support of New Frontiers.

The Fake Meat Carbon Footprint: Is It Worth It?

A Deep Dive Into the Environmental Impact of Meat Substitutes  Author bio: Dr. Christine Sanford is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with a functional, whole-person approach to medicine who received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University. Pursuant to residency training at Methodist Hospital, she served as a clinical pharmacy specialist at Stanford Health…

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Immune Resilience: How the Microbiome Affects Immunity with Romilly Hodges

With an ongoing pandemic that doesn’t abate, is it any wonder immune health is on everyone’s mind? As we adapt to these unprecedented times, the interest in supporting immunity has skyrocketed. So, I couldn’t wait to interview my dear friend and long-term colleague, Romilly Hodges. With her new book Immune Resilience just published, I’m thrilled to share Romilly’s exciting pearls on immune health on New Frontiers. You may know Rom from her time as Nutrition Programs Director at our clinic and her work on our Methylation Diet & Lifestyle program. Romilly is all that, and so much more: also a CNS, IFMCP, and vastly published author in several peer-reviewed journals.

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Latest Insights into the Role of the Gut Microbiome in Healthy Aging

Folks, I’m thrilled to be back once again with my friend and colleague, Dr. Tom Fabian, functional nutrition practitioner whose training originates in molecular biology of aging. Together with his training and experience as the clinical laboratory consultant for Diagnostic Solutions Lab, Dr. Fabian shares a wealth of practical applications for microbiome research in functional medicine and clinical settings. We also explore key microbial species for longevity and how to boost their levels, inflammaging of the microbiota, often-missed leaky gut clues on GI-MAP reports, the small intestine as a key site for immune tolerance, how microbiota influence epigenetics and much more. It’s truly exciting to learn from his extensive research expertise in the role of human microbiome and health, chronic disease and aging, so make sure you get ready to take notes and bookmark this page – you’ll want to come back for more! Thanks for listening, and leave us a review wherever you listen to New Frontiers! ~DrKF

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How Well Will Your Vaccine Work? It Depends On Your Diet and Lifestyle

This article was contributed by our founding Nutrition Programs Director, Romilly Hodges MS CNS CDN IFMCP. Romilly is the author of the new book IMMUNE RESILIENCE, published in April 2022 by Penguin Random House and available wherever books are sold. Don’t forget to order your copy!   In the field of personalized health, it should…

Nut-free, Anti-aging Pesto

Recipe by Renee Slonaker, MS @nutritionforyou.health  As a teenager, I worked for an Italian family that raised their own meat and grew their own vegetables and herbs. Among the many different foods I ate during family lunch (I learned not to ask what I was eating until after I ate it), was the Italian Pesto Genovese in…