Monthly Archives: October 2015

5 Herbs & Spices That Belong In Every Home

We all think of fruits and vegetables as being great for promoting wellness, but most of us don’t immediately consider herbs and spices when we imagine the foods we should be consuming for ideal health. The reality is that herbs and spices are jam-packed with health-promoting chemicals, and they have more antioxidants than most fruits and vegetables. And not only that they can add robust flavor to almost any meal.

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Local Biking Events

Looking to meet up with a group to get in some miles and maybe a post ride beverage? Click here for the Kansas City Bike Club calendar of events.

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The Power of Essential Oils

Even though essential oils have been around for centuries, dating back to the early Egyptians and were brought as gifts to Jesus in biblical times (remember frankincense?), they’ve become more relevant today than ever before.

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Breaking Bad Medicine: Dr Kelly Brogan

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How to Easily Overcome the 2 Most Common Barriers to Exercising.

One of the biggest reasons patients tell me they cant work out is that they do not have enough time. In the fast paced world we live in this can be a very valid argument.

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Food Is Medicine. 8 Foods to Improve Your Mood!!

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What Role Will Wearables (i.e. FitBit, Apple Watch) Play in the Future of Medicine?

There is no question that technology has transformed healthcare over the years and the vast majority of these advancements have been in the field of acute care medicine.However, the primary healthcare burden in our country (and across the world) has switched over the past 100 years from infection and trauma to chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and autoimmune disorders. Given this new shift in disease burden there needs to be a new shift in how technology is utilized in health. I really believe that “Big Data” and not so much “Big Pharma” will drive the future of healthcare.

Looking for a healthy snack that doubles as a mid afternoon slump buster?

Looking for a healthy snack to keep you full and energized during the day? I made these delicious match green walnuts the other day and couldn’t stop eating them. Walnuts are loaded with zinc, magnesium and Omega-3s and are great for your cardiovascular system.  Matcha green tea is a powerhouse of health that is loaded with antioxidants (specifically EGCg), boost memory and concentration and increases energy levels.  What more could you ask for in a mid afternoon snack??

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Why Choose an Integrative and Functional Medicine Approach?

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