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6 Tips for Healthier Cook Outs from a Nutritionist

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The school year is winding down, and that means summer is around the corner. For many, Labor Day weekend is the first big weekend to soak up the sun, relax, and enjoy time with friends

How to Protect Your Gut When Taking Antibiotics is the Right Choice

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It should not come as a surprise that as a practitioner of Integrative and Functional medicine I feel that antibiotics are grossly over prescribed in the United States.  It may or may not be a surprise to hear that I think the overuse of antibiotics is a major contributor to

Meal Planning: The Key to Successfully Changing the Way You Eat

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If you’ve recently met with an Integrative or Functional medicine health care provider you were most likely given recommendations to change your diet. Research shows time and time again that the food you eat has

4 Nutrition Strategies to Help You Reset Before Summer

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As the summer season approaches you may find yourself wanting to hit the nutrition reset button to prepare. With so many detoxification strategies out there it can be hard to judge which ones are evidence based and will actually support your body and which ones can do damage. Supporting the systems your body has in place to help you detoxify can do a great deal to help you feel refreshed. Here are 4 easy ways to help you reboot for the upcoming summer.

What’s Up With The Gut?: why you should be concerned with gut health and what to do about it

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Gut health and the concept of “leaky gut” has become a hot topic these days and for good reason. Have you wondered if poor gut health could be playing a role in your life and what you can do about it? The term “gut health” has become increasingly popular, but if you feel unsure about how this affects your health or weight, you are not alone! Let’s take a close look at this trendy nutrition topic.

What’s Better? Paleo or Vegetarian? Why Not The Best of Both Worlds!

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As a doctor, it is my job to figure out the best way to keep my patients healthy. As a doctor that practices integrative and functional medicine, it is my job to make sure diet and lifestyle modification is the foundation on which we achieve optimal health. We now know