Not Anti-Medicine, Pro-Health

What’s wrong with allopathic medicine? This is a huge question that I can’t answer fully in the context of this post, but it’s one that underlies the vast majority of questions I receive about the importance/validity/scientific basis/safety/etc. of a functional medicine approach. In the context of emergencies an acute conditions (such as bacterial infections,) our … More Not Anti-Medicine, Pro-Health

Better Nutrition

Good nutrition, in practice, actually has very little to do with nutrients in and of themselves. Rather, healthy eating habits are cumulative; the influence of diet on the human body is the result of complex interactions between functional components of food; fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals all work together. This concept is really important. By … More Better Nutrition

Some thoughts about dessert (and a really good “blondies” recipe)

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under the sun. If you search Pinterest for brownie recipes, probably half of the pins that show up are for “healthier versions.” Supposedly healthy substitutions in standard recipes are really popular in the diet and fitness world right now, with swaps ranging from … More Some thoughts about dessert (and a really good “blondies” recipe)