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. You can also supplement with a few drops of liquid trace minerals and a smidge of fruit juice – a bit of glucose may aid electrolyte absorption. Hydration is especially important if you’re losing a lot of water, for instance in hot weather,…
Dr. Carrie Jones and I went to medical school (National College of Natural Medicine) together. She was a brilliant, awesome friend then, and still is. What a privilege it’s been to watch her grow into the expert she is today. As you’ll see in her bio, Dr. Jones has been focused on women’s health and hormones her entire career which has spanned academia, clinical practice and now as the chief medical officer at Precision Diagnostics, home of the DUTCH dried urine hormone panel.
We love adding seasonal, local ingredients to our recipes. Their freshness and nutrient quality is superior, and their carbon footprint much smaller. As we roll into summer, Farmer’s Markets have once again opened their stalls in our communities with bountiful local options, often organic or grass fed. This tasty recipe, making good use of summer’s…