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By Kristin Boyt
As a Functional Medicine practitioner, I often utilize a tool called the “Matrix.”  It serves as a roadmap to organize and tell the pertinent parts of a patient’s story and demonstrates how all of the systems within the body are interconnected.
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
You don’t need experts to tell you we have a big fat problem, but obesity statistics are more staggering than you might imagine. The latest information from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) shows 39.6 percent of…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
As a follow-up to my previous blog on thyroid health, I wanted to highlight a few recipes from the Essential Thyroid Cookbook, written by dietitian, Lisa Markley and Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach, Jill Grunewald. This…
By Eileen Boté
These days, it seems we are inundated with magazine articles, news stories, YouTube video’s, or blog posts promising improved memory, sustained energy, stronger immunity, dramatic weight loss, or improved sexual health, simply by ingesting a “new and improved” and “clinically proven” supplement. The story pulls you in with…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Oh, heavens! Where did the year go?! As we get into the seasonal groove, keep in mind that all those tasty-but-not-great-for-health cocktails can undermine your gut health and immunity just when you need them most! Side-stepping alcohol and all that extra sugar can be quite a challenge. How can you…
By Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN
You have probably heard that positivity is beneficial and good for you. While it does feel good to think positive, much more is happening! It turns out that positive thoughts and feelings are two of the best medicines for your body. Your…