Everything old is new again. It was just a few years ago that a promising drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease was stopped in its tracks owing to phase III…
Health effects of excess blue lights and how to choose healthy lighting
Why choose change? The pros and cons of body acceptance
Understanding the risks and benefits of mammograms
Some tuna fish carry 36 times more chemicals
Adult food allergy – an identification challenge for clinicians
Phthalates increase risk for allergic disease
Compound in broccoli blocks allergic response to peanut and egg
Gadolinium from MRIs deposits in the brain
Highest vitamin B6 and B12 use linked with lung cancer in men
Microbes and food allergy—peanut oral immunotherapy improved with probiotics
At our practice, we see lots of folks with challenging skin conditions. The one commonality among all of them? Diet!
Below, you’ll see videos from Dr. Gary Weiner, ND. It so happens that I literally just met Gary (like, 20 minutes ago we were chatting it up about stool, breath and organic acid testing for SIBO). But before that, I watched him deliver a terrific lecture on the science & history behind the elemental diet (ED), and as important, his extensive clinical experience of said diet.
Easy, Low-Carb Chicken Salad Wraps recipe submitted by Julie Lammers* To make a whole-foods diet happen with work and family schedules, we often rely on leftovers that can be reassembled into new meals the next day or frozen for later use. This recipe makes for an easy, refreshing summer lunch and a great way to…
Not all cookware is considered safe by Functional Medicine standards. Read on to find out which products can leach toxins into your food (and should be..
Changing the Brain Game. We’ve been aflutter with conversations on neuroplasticity these days….This month, the Institute for Functional Medicine’s…
Omega-3 fatty acids and Alzheimer’s prevention
The role of gut permeability in the onset of autoimmune disease
Love keep us healthier
Leaky teeth? Root canal endotoxins, mental health and quality of life
Parkinson’s Disease can start in the gut
When a gluten-free diet isn’t enough for Celiac Disease
Phthalates in your mac and cheese
Odd effects of Faecal Transplants
Got Interstitial Cystitis? Treat the Gut.
Titanium dioxide in food exacerbates IBD
Binge drinking thins your brain
Social connection—more important than exercise?
Call for the EPA to evaluate low dose effects of endocrine disruptors
All microbes, not just bacteria, can contribute to problems in the small intestines. Today more than ever, we see patients with hard-to-treat gut problems. Dr. Pedre brings his own gut healing journey and Functional Medicine background to the table to talk to us about treating patients with SIBO-or as he likes to call it-SIMO
This is our favorite electrolyte recipe, adapted from the World Health Organization. Hydration is especially important if you’re losing a lot of water, for instance in hot weather, during exercise, or if you have diarrhea. If you want to find out more about how to recognize the signs of dehydration, how to stay well hydrated…