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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…
By Doreen Soha
In my role as Patient Navigator at the UWC, I work closely with many caregivers. I personally identify as a caregiver, since I am the mother of four. I also see my own mother struggling to care for my elderly grandmother while she continues to work full time…
By Amy Hebert
The UltraWellness Center team is passionate to the core about Functional Medicine, and we are excited to share this new interview series to highlight why this work means so much to them. We also wanted to share a glimpse into what lights them up and brings them joy…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
When it comes to making the best decision for you and your family, should you buy conventional or organic produce? The answer depends on many factors and it may not be black and white. Where do you live and what do you have access to? What is your…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
As we move through the middle of winter here in the Berkshires, we are all searching for a way to warm up! This time of year is not easy; many people suffer from low mood, fatigue, and even cravings for sugar and unhealthy carbohydrates. These cravings are no…