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).
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
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What’s in your leaky gut protocol? Perhaps it’s time to expand beyond basic diet and 4/5-R supplements… did you know that many more factors influence permeability, including specific food bioactive compounds, hormones, microbes, antigens, additives, pesticides, mold, and lifestyle practices? Read on for our extensive list of intestinal barrier modulators, and find out why we don’t think of leaky gut as an ON or OFF state.
In animal studies, tBHQ has been shown to promote a key step in the development of food allergy.
This is why I developed the DVD Breast Wellness: Tools to Prevent and Heal from Breast Cancer with my friend and yoga / meditation instructor Heidi Spear.
Up until now, having a gene SNP in methylation enzymes (such as MTHFR), elevated homocysteine, or before and during pregnancy, has typically prompted the use of supplemental methylation cofactors such as B12, folate, B6 and betaine. Often at higher level doses. Yes, it’s right to correct or avoid too little methylation activity in the body,…
Low carb or ketogenic diets for cancer may not be news to many already practicing in the Functional Medicine space, but Dr. Fine highlighted some interesting points around the roles of insulin, ketone bodies, glucose, and ROS
Dr. Fitzgerald recently asked me to write a case study with essential oils. Many practitioners are aware of essential oils’ potent antimicrobial power.
Functional Medicine Works for the Long Haul: An Update on TL, a 2.5-Year-Old Boy with Autism