It’s time to rethink how we support methylation.
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
Seasonal allergies are coming fast and furious this year. How do we prepare our patients?
After podcasting with Dr. David Ludwig, I had a few more questions and shot him a couple of emails. I appreciate his thoughtful responses. Here’s what he had to say about calorie counting, ketosis, ideal insulin levels and weight loss resistance. — Kara Fitzgerald.
Do you ever get a tingling, itchy, or scratchy tongue or throat after eating certain raw fruits, vegetables, nuts, or seeds? You aren’t alone. In fact, there’s actually a term for this: oral allergy syndrome (OAS).
Recovering from Morbid Obesity, Depression and Metabolic Syndrome Using Functional Medicine: One Woman’s Inspiring Journey to Wellness
Recovering from Morbid Obesity, Depression and Metabolic Syndrome using Functional Medicine
“The perception that current vaccines are already highly effective in preventing influenza is a major barrier to game-changing alternatives.
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…
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,…
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…