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By Eileen Boté
Have you wondered what all the recent fuss is around intermittent fasting? While it may appear to be the latest and greatest “diet,” keep in mind it’s a style of eating that has been around for as long as man has walked the earth. Our ancestors often experienced…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? It was a combination of things. From a young age, I witnessed several family members suffer from lifestyle-related diseases. I was compelled to find a way to help them as well as prevent myself from going down…
By Todd R LePine
As a curious kid who always loved science, I grew up making my own experiments, playing the “Mad Scientist” making volcanoes and smoke bombs in the basement. Biology and chemistry were always my favorite school subjects and I had a supportive family who encouraged these interests. I went…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? I’ve been interested in nutrition since I was in high school and began to run competitively. Then, when I researched graduate schools, I came upon Bastyr University and found the Nutrition program for me, where in addition to the…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
What is self-love? This is a question I have been asking my whole life. Self-love is the ability to have regard for one’s own wellbeing and happiness. This does not mean that you have to be selfish, which has an entirely different meaning: lacking consideration for others; concerned…
By Amy Hebert
What sparked your initial desire to pursue and practice Functional Medicine? My undergraduate and graduate degrees were in nutrition. I went to medical school thinking I would learn more about how the body worked and what we could do to stay well. I was frustrated with the focus on acute…