Often vilified, the so-called “anti-nutrients” like oxalates, phytates and tannins can be strategically employed in the diet to inhibit iron and toxic metal absorption and successfully lower ferritin in iron overload as a part of an overall plan for hereditary hemochromatosis (HH).
Bone broth (or stock) is fabulous for healing intestinal permeability. It contains collagen, which nourishes the intestinal lining and reduces inflammation.
Yes, you can eat your methylation nutrients! This delicious burger is rich in methylation amino acids (methionine, cysteine, taurine), as well as B vitamins, betaine, choline and zinc, cofactors for homocysteine metabolism and necessary for forming methionine and the all-important methyl donor, SAMe
You’ve likely heard a lot about vitamin D lately.
Fat is making a comeback! The “diet” and “low fat” craze has started to abate.
Many people to turn to complementary therapies as part of their pain management repertoire.
Dr. Alschuler is a world-renowned expert in integrative oncology. Lise is well-versed in the current literature and has done a remarkable job in translating findings into actionable steps (listen for her approach to the five key bodily pathways in oncogenesis and how to address them). A teacher to her core, Lise a mentor to many of us, myself included. This is a jam-packed discussion on cancer prevention and management, from the soul-searching demands of a cancer diagnosis to highly practical treatment approaches.
The press has been abuzz lately with headlines proclaiming that there does not appear to be any strong evidence that flossing helps prevent tooth decay or gum disease.
Practicing Functional Medicine (the clinical application of Systems Medicine) entails casting a wide net with regard to an individual’s history and physical exam to look for the underlying causes of their present complaints