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.Details
Organochlorines can be regularly detected in our population and environment and they are directly toxic to the brain even at low levels of exposure.Details
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).Details
Sleep. We all need it.
But according to the National Sleep Foundation, 35% of Americans regularly report they don’t get a good night’s sleep. NSP reported that as many as 60% of people report having trouble sleeping a few nights a week or more.
Unfortunately, it may be more than just an inconvenience. We’ve all experienced sleep deprivation detrimental effect on mental and physical performance. This is a significant contributing factor to motor vehicle and work-related accidents resulting in injuries or death.Details
Dianne Rishikof, RD, LDN, and Integrative and Functional Nutritionist talks with us about how to raise healthy kids using a foundation of sound nutrition. We love Dianne’s practical approach to working with families—really helping them navigate some of the potential challenges that stand in the way of getting kids to eat to support their own…Details
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 MedicineDetails
But on January 12th of this year, the USDA withdrew its Grass Fed Marketing Claim Standard meaning that livestock producers can no longer label their products USDA Grass Fed.Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.Details
“The perception that current vaccines are already highly effective in preventing influenza is a major barrier to game-changing alternatives.Details
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…Details
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