Mother’s milk may be one of the most important panaceas of all time – a true miracle maker with research showing breast milk helps prevent blindness, necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, and death in premature infants. Amazing, right?
Cognitive Decline, the FINGER Study, & Harnessing the Potential of Functional Medicine in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease
What does this recent landmark study mean for the prevention of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease? How can Functional Medicine, and specifically the Bredesen Protocol, prevent and treat cognitive decline?
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.”
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…
Waaaaaay before Atkins put the butter-and-bacon version of the ketogenic diet on the map (based on the 1958 work of Pennington), very low carb diets were…
Not all nutritionists practice in the same way. Yes, we all absolutely care about nutrients. And most of us care about food as medicine (!). But if you’re a nutritionist trained in Functional Medicine, your approach goes much, much further.
We enact eliminations all of the time and it’s really important as clinicians that we have some experience with enacting these in our own lives.
If you’re prescribing (or taking) high dose biotin, it might be interfering with certain labs you’re ordering. Findings from a new JAMA study and associated