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One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle

One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle

One Patient’s Ketogenic Lifestyle One of our patients decided to try the Ketogenic diet, while also incorporating intermittent fasting/OMAD (One Meal a Day Diet). She wanted to live a happier and healthier lifestyle, by losing weight naturally. Read below to learn how she is fulfilling her new life. What does she eat? She meal preps […]

Ketogenic Diet Fights Chronic Disease

Ketogenic Diet Fights Chronic Disease

Ketogenic Diet Fights Chronic Disease Recent evidence has shown that the Ketogenic (Keto) diet aids in reversing Type 2 Diabetes, helps better manage Type 1 Diabetes, helps with weight loss, and helps slow the progression of Degenerative Brain Diseases (like Early Onset Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease, etc.). *To learn what the Ketogenic diet is read: […]

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid

Birth control pills can affect your Thyroid A common question made by female patients: can birth control pills affect my thyroid? The answer is yes. Birth control pills, or hormone replacements, can elevate a specific protein in the blood that binds the thyroid hormone, rendering it useless. Functional Medicine practitioners test for this to determine […]

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is much more than just a quick doctors appointment; it is a full health assessment that is tailored individually, for each patient. We believe Experience Life in association with The Institute for Functional Medicine explain it well; here’s a quote from their eBook:   “In essence, functional medicine is […]

A Diabetic Lifestyle

A Diabetic Lifestyle

A Diabetic Lifestyle Lifestyle can have a huge impact on diabetics, but what are those specific changes that need to be made in order to receive a positive impact? One: Conscious eating One lifestyle change, whether you’re diabetic or not, is observing what you eat. We all know it’s easy to snack on a candy […]

Food Sensitivities & Diabetes

Food Sensitivities & Diabetes

Food Sensitivities & Diabetes Most diabetics are aware that they need to monitor their blood sugar, and definitely avoid food that will cause sugar spikes. But what about food sensitivities? Unfortunately, food related allergies are common in diabetics. Below you’ll learn about foods that diabetics can have allergies and sensitivities to, unhealthy and healthy foods […]

How to feed your brain

How to feed your brain

How to feed your brain Did you know your brain is roughly 65% fat? But, not just any fat. It’s made of healthy fats called DHA which are found largely in wild caught Salmon. In fact, the brain thrives on a diet higher in healthy fats and lower in processed carbohydrates and sugars. By switching […]

Can’t shake that weight?

Can’t shake that weight?

Can’t shake that weight? An underactive thyroid—known as Hypothyroidism—can cause unhealthy weight gain. The thyroid plays a major role in our overall health, including our metabolism. When the thyroid is underactive it affects our digestive system and causes our metabolism to slow down. The result: weight gain, even while exercising regularly and dieting. Don’t let […]

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