Functional Medicine Works for the Long Haul: An Update on TL, a 2.5-Year-Old Boy with Autism
This Party Coleslaw takes your regular-garden-variety-slaw up a notch or two, both in terms of healthy ingredients and fanciness.
Reality TVs Biggest Losers Fail to Maintain Weight Loss. Here’s Why.
A friend of mine from school recently emailed me asking for guidance on testing for EoE. Here are some of the basics I start with:
The gut microbiome has gotten much well-deserved attention, likewise with the emerging focus on the oral microbiome. By comparison, research and clinical attention towards the skin microbiome has been scant
The oral-systemic disease connection has long been established (recall older recommendations for prophylactic antibiotics before dental work in individuals with endocarditis or joint implants), but with the emerging data on the oral microbiome, new attention is being paid to oral health and the prevention of diseases ranging from cardiovascular to autoimmune and more.
A new animal study out of MD Anderson Cancer Center looked at the impact of different sugars on breast tumor development.
A Paleo-style diet (30% carbs, 30% protein, 40% fat- no dairy, lots of veg, lean meats, fish, nuts & seeds) was shown to reduce biomarkers for insulin resistance in postmenopausal women as compared to a low fat diet.
A patient emailed me a great question the other day regarding between-brushing oral hygiene.
This is strawberry mint vinaigrette is a great salad dressing that tastes especially good in the spring and summer.