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What is Functional Medicine?

Conventional medicine asks “what”, Functional Medicine asks “why?” to get to the root cause. Your body needs certain things to survive and to function optimally, such as oxygen, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, antioxidants, fatty acids, and even cholesterol. These important things get into your body through a process called assimilation and digestion. Once they […]

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Metabolic Syndrome: What is it and Why Should You Care?

METABOLIC SYNDROME: What is it and why should you care? Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that put you at much greater risk for developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and even cancer. Look at your body. Are you apple or pear shaped? If you are pear shaped, your risk for heart diease and diabetes […]

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What’s the Deal with Antibiotics?

What’s the Deal with Antibiotics?   We know about the bug that causes infection, thanks to Louis Pasteur and we know about antibiotics to cure them, thanks to Alexander Fleming. This ingenuous “cure” might work for infection, but chronic disease is a different story.  And thanks to big pharma, our nation has developed the mindset […]

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Good Guys, Bad Guys, Probiotics, & Prebiotics

Our gut (stomach & intestines) is the brain and master planner of our entire body.  It is like a little factory in there with very important workers!!  We need to take care of our good workers and make sure that the toxic, bad ones do not take over.  Our job on the outside is to […]

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Postpartum Health

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How to Use Exercise to Reduce Your Risk of Dying

     Do you remember the time when incurable acute illnesses & infectious diseases were the main cause of death? With advancements in medicine & vaccines, & changes in lifestyle, this is no longer the case.  Instead, we are now facing an epidemic of          preventable chronic conditions  such as diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer and, […]

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