healthRESET Supplements Discussion

Listen to the interview here:   Romilly Hodges: Hi, everyone. Welcome to this short podcast about the supplements that we’re using for our Health Reset programs. And just to set the context a little bit, we are running quarterly, six-day, online Health Reset programs that are designed to replenish and restore your body, and also…

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How Toxic Are You ? Find Out With Our Questionnaire

Excessive exposures to everyday toxins coupled with impaired detox capability due to poor diet and lifestyle are a double whammy that can contribute to impaired metabolism and chronic disease. Many symptoms can give us clues as to how toxins might be affecting us. It’s inevitable that we’re exposed to toxins in our everyday environment, since…

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How to Think Like a Functional Medicine Practitioner

With a functional medicine practitioner hat on, we would see the connection differently: that inflammation is an underlying driver of both conditions (and actually a host of other conditions) and that the clinician’s role must be to identify those sources of inflammation and address them at the root.

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healthRESET Testimonial

I was happy and excited to have my mom on board for our healthRESET. Listen to our brief chat post detox below! Be sure to sign up for our next detox happening soon!  

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Carrageenan: An Under-Recognized Cause of Inflammation

A 55 YO male presented to our office with a diagnosis of chronic Lyme. His primary symptoms are intense, migrating myalgias. In his own research (keeping a pain diary) he makes the discovery that 15 minutes after eating “natural” turkey lunch meat, he has a profound flare in pain. An ingredient in this meat? Carrageenan.…

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5 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Halloween

It’s that super spooky time of year again! My kids absolutely love Halloween—finding costumes, decorations, face paints, parties, spooky food, and treats. What kid (and young-at-heart adult) doesn’t? But, sadly, the lure of all things haunted isn’t always kind to our health. Neurotoxic lead in face paints, toxic chemicals in costumes and plastic accessories, VOCs…

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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,…

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The Sugar Scourge

When I was a youngin’ in my early 20’s, the low fat craze was gaining some serious traction. I imprinted hard on the concept. In fact, I specifically remember going to the grocery store with “low fat” in mind and discovering the cornucopia of foods I could consume. I was SO excited! Twizzlers? Fat free!…

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Food Literacy: Raising Kids Who Get It

This week, I was asked “What benefits do I see for my kids from all the home cooking I do with them?” “Well,” I said, being in somewhat of a mood to be difficult, “on one hand it’s hard to say definitively since my kids are not growing up in a ‘controlled’ science experiment!” But…

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