Food is Medicine

By Amy Hebert
What first drew you into the Functional Medicine World? I was first introduced to Functional Medicine when I got a job at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Mass.  This was where I met Mark Hyman, Todd Lepine and Kathie Swift. I went to my first Functional Medicine training program…
By Mark Hyman MD
So many Functional Medicine practitioners like myself have gone through their own healing crisis. For me, it was a total brain and body breakdown 30 years ago due to mercury poisoning from when I lived in China. For my good friend and fellow Functional Medicine doctor…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
On top of being a brilliant shade of red and absolutely delicious, pomegranates are loaded with beneficial compounds. Research is uncovering the many ways in which they help fight disease and optimize health. But before exploring how this fruit works to support the human body, let’s learn a…
By Amy Hebert
Contrary to popular belief, adopting a vegan lifestyle does not equate to being healthy. Honestly, we could eat chips, french fries, and gluten-free cookies all day every day and still be vegan! And since companies throw terms like organic, vegan, and…
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 Elizabeth Boham, MD
The holidays are fast approaching, and with it comes flu season. No one wants to ruin their holiday by catching a cold or the flu! One of the best ways to keep these infections away is to use food to strengthen your immune system. These five foods can be…