Food Is Medicine: How Functional Medicine Uses Food To Help You Heal

We’ve all heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” But is it really true? Is food medicine? Does food have that big of an impact on our health and wellbeing? Is it possible to heal your body with food? Years of experience, research, and history shows that yes, food does make a major impact […]

Eating for Blood Sugar Balance: A Functional Medicine Perspective

Fast Facts Learning how to manage blood sugar (while still enjoying the sweet side of life) is essential for reaching nearly any health goal. Here’s the scoop: We need some sugar. Natural sugars provide necessary energy for the body to carry out the day’s functions and for the brain to function properly. Excess sugar causes […]

Diet Fads Over the Years: What Do They Tell Us About Our Health?

From grapefruit bowls to bacon-wrapped scallops, the idea of “health food” shifts with the times. Diet fads have been part of our health culture for nearly two-hundred years. These fads show us that as our beliefs about health have shifted over the years, so do our diet do’s and don’ts. Let’s take a look at […]