What are Functional Medicine Tests?

What are Functional Medicine Tests?

Functional Medicine refers to getting to the root cause of symptoms or challenges, as opposed to a band aid approach which often just masks symptoms. The Allopathic Medicine model is to diagnose and treat with prescription medicines, or surgeries. And sometimes it is...
What about Supplements?

What about Supplements?

In an ideal world we would get all of our nutrients from our diet. But because our soil is depleted and we each have unique biochemical needs, supplements can be beneficial. I always like to review with clients their current supplements – what are they taking,...
Espresso for Digestive Support

Espresso for Digestive Support

Ever wonder how someone can drink an espresso after dinner and have no trouble sleeping? I’ve always considered myself sensitive to caffeine and have been a loyal decaf drinker, even earlier in the day. But this summer when we were in Costa Rica, we took a...
Eating while Traveling

Eating while Traveling

While vacations are great, if you are the meal planner and prepper in your household getting ready for a vacation can also mean additional steps, or even a little stress. Especially if you or someone in your family has food restrictions. A little planning goes a long...
Uric Acid

Uric Acid

I’ve been intrigued learning more about the importance of testing uric acid levels. Uric acid has long been associated with things like gout and kidney stones. But, as Dr. Richard Johnson, Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, shares in his book Nature...