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By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
The thyroid is one of the most written and talked about glands in the body. It is a butterfly shaped gland that sits in your throat and regulates many of the body’s most important functions. In Functional Medicine, we pay close attention to the thyroid because of its…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
It’s the afternoon, you’ve had a long day, and you’re looking for a pick-me-up. You go into your favorite coffee shop for a drink, and the next thing you know, you have consumed 200-300 calories. Depending on your age and activity level, this may be 20% of the…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Ah, Valentine’s Day, our annual salute to the universal theme of love, to those we cherish, and the sweet things in life. So perhaps it’s only fitting that the sentiments of love’s celebratory day takes the form of pretty heart-shaped boxes loaded with sweets and decadent, post-dinner, chocolate desserts. Who…
By BAILEY SHERAN, RN
Intermittent fasting is the practice of alternating between regular periods of fasting and eating. While people do this for a variety of reasons,  I’ll start by explaining how and why I became interested in intermittent fasting myself. I have been battling a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor for almost 15…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
Sometimes the winter months can take a toll on our emotional and physical wellbeing, especially for those who are used to being outdoors during the summer months. With shorter days and colder temperatures, energy levels can drop, stress and anxiety can rise, and the lack of daylight can…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
As a functional medicine doctor and nutritionist, I always strive to use food as medicine.   Walnuts are a wonderful food packed with so many necessary nutrients that keep us healthy and prevent disease. Here are the 5 reasons I love walnuts! Walnuts are full of healthy fat…