Better Exercise

Exercise is important for everyone. Exercise is still exercise, even if we aren’t professional athletes, training for a competition, following a formal regimen, or participating in a group activity such as a cycling class, pick-up basketball game, or yoga conference. Exercise can — and should — include walking, stretching, and focused breathing. Especially in today’s … More Better Exercise

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