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.

Clinician Position for SHC

Research and News January 2017

Clinical remission from UC and Crohn’s with diet alone
Low levels of airborne manganese exposure and Parkinson’s
Methylation adaptogen from cruciferous veggies supports bone health via epigenetic changes
How Inflammation blocks weight-loss
Origins of our microbiome-in utero, birth canal or both?
The downstream effects of acid suppressants
Our Modern Diet Revealed in Our Teeth
High-Dose Vitamin C and Cancer
20 Minutes of Exercise Curbs Inflammation
Polyphenols from plant foods improve athletic performance
Lead induces DNA hypermethylation and weight gain in animals
Stress ages your cells
Flavonoids Fuel Fat-Free Form
Want to Break a Poor Eating Cycle? Change Your Habits…

Clinician Position for SHC

Research and News December 2016

Does skin permeability increase the risk for food allergy?
Antibiotics may not be there to save us if we don’t act to reduce their use
Embrace aging for better emotional well-being
Frozen vegetables are a reasonable compromise
Secrets of modern-day hunter-gatherers
Bugs and Mood – Human Proof
A SAD Story for US Life Expectancy
Misunderstanding High Fat Diets and Cancer
Food Manufacturers Are Removing Carrageenan
Highlighting a Methylation Adaptogen: Curcumin
Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy; Another Piece in the Autism Puzzle
Spotting depression in early childhood
Sugar Research Funding Casts Findings in Different Light
Can Cured Meats Worsen Asthma Symptoms?
Uterine Microbiota and Pregnancy Success