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

Meal Prep

I like to cook meals at home for a number of reasons. First and foremost, it’s healthier. Home cooked meals are way less expensive, don’t need preservatives, they usually taste better, and when I take the time to cook, my meals are balanced, tasty, and filling. When I’m eating on the go, I find myself … More Meal Prep

Poo and You

There are two types of people in the world: people who don’t want to talk about bowel movements, and people who do. The vast majority of people who make up the latter category are middle school boys, and the remaining 1% are physicians. Oy vey. In my office, clients either turn red, groan, or look down … More Poo and You

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)