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6 Nutrients For Glowing Skin

Radiant skins speaks of vibrant health. It’s like a neon sign that lights up your face and advertises vitality. And when it comes to your health, the skin doesn’t lie. It’s an external barometer for your level of internal wellness. Since what we eat shows up on our skin, discover 6 of the top vitamins […]

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Managing Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Through Personalized Care: A Case Report

This case study outlines a treatment protocol for a 34-year-old female who was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT), iron and vitamin D deficiency in December 2015 through Johns Hopkins Medical Center. When she sought support at the Functional Nutrition Practice in February of 2016, she reported feeling “ravenously hungry,” having low energy, low libido, bloating, […]

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Eight Supplements for Sleep and Relaxation Support – STAT!

Phosphatidylserine, ashwagandha, and melatonin, provide a wide array of nutraceuticals with evidence that backs their use for sleep and relaxation support. In clinical practice however, we often lack the time to do a deep dive into the data behind these tools and tend to avoid using supplements we do not have time to fully research. A […]

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20 WAYS TO USE YOUR ESSENTIAL OILS BESIDES AROMATHERAPY

When it comes to essential oils, everyone knows how to put them in a diffuser to reap the benefits of aromatherapy. But did you know that there are other ways that you can use your essential oil that will provide a tangible benefit to you and your loved ones? The positive properties of essential oils […]

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Examining the Roles of BDNF

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a unique protein in the brain that stimulates the development, differentiation, and protection of neuronal survival in the central and peripheral nervous systems. This protein (and its mRNA) is found in nearly all brain regions and it is strongly linked to cognitive and mental health as it influences mood, memory, […]

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High Blood Sugar is a Link Between Eye Disease and Dementia

The old saying “the eyes are a window to the soul” might well be amended to say, “The eyes are a window to the brain.” A paper published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia adds more evidence to an established link between ophthalmic conditions and increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease. The paper, “Associations between recent and established ophthalmic […]

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Antibiotics & the Altering of the Human Microbiome

Antibiotics are among the most commonly prescribed drugs among all age groups. From sniffles to sepsis, antibiotics are the gold standard drug of choice. At one time they were considered a miracle drug, but today, we must ask if this “miracle” has become a Trojan horse. The birth of antibiotics is often cited with the […]

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Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis is one of the most common reproductive disorders, affecting nearly 10 percent of all women in their reproductive years (aged 15 to 49 years). Many cases are undiagnosed, or accidently discovered during an unrelated pelvic or abdominal procedure. Its effects can be devastating and reduce a woman’s quality of life as it leaves her […]

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Pesticides – Part 1 – Exploring Their Impact

In the functional medicine model, environmental pollutants are one of the root causes of disease. Pesticide exposure and accumulation remain a chief environmental pollutant contributing to the body’s total toxin load. Completely avoiding pesticides is nearly impossible. Everyone is exposed to the pesticide residues found in many common food products and in drinking water. Individuals […]

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Dairy Fat Exonerated Again

Perhaps it’s time to put the final nail in the coffin of low-fat and fat-free dairy products once and for all. Over and over, research has refuted connections between saturated fat intake and cardiovascular disease risk. Even if mainstream nutritionists aren’t quite ready to give lard and tallow a free pass (even though these have a […]

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