Musings from PLMI’s Third Annual Thought Leaders Consortium: The Future of Genomics in Healthcare

It wasn’t that long ago I was playing Pong on Atari with my best friend Kevin. Or popping open that ubiquitous AOL tin to harvest the CD with free AOL hours. Or even searching for a working bottle of white-out for my early college term paper typos. And now here we are, plunged headlong into…

The Wonderment of Our Essential Minerals

When Dr. Richard Lord and our team were authoring the textbook Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine (LEIFM) in 2008, a major focus of mine was on the Elements Chapter. As I drilled down into the literature around minerals, I became enamored with each of them and their unique roles. Since I’ve been blogging,…

Eat Real Food Summit

Pin-Point Precision Personalized Nutrition: A Tale of Two Very Different Weight Loss Success Stories

Last week I ran a nutrient intake analysis (NIA) on a couple of patients of the clinic; let’s call them Ava and Paige. In both these cases, weight loss is one of the primary goals. An NIA is something we regularly do with individuals that we work with to ensure that not only is their…