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By Pamela Smith
Our lives are meant to be ever-changing, moving along with the currents of events, culture and the environments we live in. As Darwin points out, we need to adapt to survive. It means that every new day can present unique challenges, whether incrementally small or sudden and big.
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
What are sea vegetables? Sea vegetables, more commonly known as seaweed, are various forms of algae. They have made their way into the diets of people all over the world due to their versatility, surprisingly delicious taste, and nutrient density. Japanese cultures have been eating seaweed for over…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
  You may have heard the word “SIBO” thrown around, but you’re not quite sure what it means. At The UltraWellness Center, SIBO is something we see a lot of. It stands for small intestine bacterial overgrowth, which means the bacteria that are supposed to be…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I work with many people who have to follow a gluten-free diet, often due to non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Many of the same people wind up having to follow a dairy-free diet as well due to an intolerance, allergy, or preference. As one of the nutritionists at the UltraWellness…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
IFM’s Annual International Conference   The 2019 Annual International Conference for the Institute for Functional Medicine in San Antonio, Texas, was, as always, a wonderful time to connect with friends, colleagues, and like-minded health care providers. It was also full of…
By Todd R LePine
People often ask me, “What kind of medicine do you practice?” And when I say Functional Medicine, some people don’t really understand. So, I say I’m a psycho-neuro-immuno-endo-gut-ologist, which is because all the systems in the body are interrelated. Sometimes when you specialize, whether you…