Food sensitivities and related diseases affect at least 100 million people worldwide and cause a wide variety of illnesses ranging from skin rashes and headaches to chronic intestinal diseases. The commonness of food sensitivities has increased by more than 50% in adults and children in recent years
And so it goes with the global, ready-dissemination of other infections, too, including Ebola, Zika and…severe influenza strains: “An infection in all but the most remote corner of the world can make its way to a major city in a day or less.”
It’s the season for colds and flu and Fire Cider is a great remedy. Plus, it’s got enough kick that it can replace coffee for some.
JJ Virgin was a well-known fitness and nutrition expert and author of several books when her son was hit by a car and severely injured. The doctors told her to prepare for the worst; they didn’t expect him to make it through the night. But, Grant lived.
New meta-analysis – calcium and vitamin D don’t prevent fractures? Not quite so simple.
Change your gene expression with better sleep
Microbes are key in reaping the benefits of a high-fiber diet
Green tea extract may shrink uterine fibroids
Common food additive fuels most virulent C diff strains
Mount Sinai links acetaminophen use in pregnancy to language delay in girls
Arsenic in your drinking water could be giving you diabetes
Inflammation as an underlying cause of lost muscle mass
Gluten-free diets can inadvertently increase arsenic exposure
Small steps towards the realization that not all saturated fats have equal biological effects
Want to feel good about your body? Spend time in nature
Curcumin reverses brain inflammation and markers of Alzheimer’s Disease
Our appetizer table was always piled with latkes, pan-fried mini mounds of shredded potatoes. And the entree table was usually topped with kugel, larger mounds of shredded potato baked in a casserole dish in the oven. Needless to say, I also assumed having scabby knuckles by the end of Hanukkah season was an important cultural part of being Jewish.
When it comes to Lyme disease, there has never been a greater desire for natural solutions. Both patients and practitioners are becoming more educated…
Happy almost new year folks! We are recapping on the absolute best and most popular content from the last 12 months. This covers all three primary sections on our site including content from our Professional Blog, our Consumer Blog, and of course, Frontiers in Functional Medicine Podcast. Please enjoy this round up as chosen by…
Imagine if healthcare companies took over farms instead of pharmacies
More evidence for probiotic use in RA, but misses the full FxMed approach
Endocrine disrupting chemicals and increased diabetes risk
Aluminum in the brains of autistic children – small study takes first direct measurements
Rules for organic eggs may lose ‘outdoor access’ requirement
New human research also shows physical affection changes the infant epigenome
This is one of our favorite cleansing recipes from our 6-day online healthRESET detox program. Cauliflower makes an amazing substitute for regular bulgur wheat, allowing this recipe to stay gluten-free, and high in beneficial phytonutrients. Cauliflowers are cruciferous vegetables that contain compounds, called glucosinolates that can be converted by digestion and microbial action in the gut…