What’s the Optimal Amount of Protein for You?

Protein is an extremely important nutrient that we must get through our food because we can’t synthesize it on our own. Children need protein for growth, and adults need protein for the repair of tissues and for daily detoxification. However, too much of this...

Migraine headaches and food sensitivities: Is there any evidence?

As someone who suffered from migraine headaches for many years, I have developed a keen interest in helping others who suffer from this debilitating condition. When I discovered that food sensitivities were causing my migraines, I embarked upon an elimination diet....

Brain Health Breakthroughs

I’ve been focusing on brain health and learning more about the gut-brain connection over the past several months, and the vast amount of research on the subject can be overwhelming. Not only do we have a “second brain” in our gut, but the...

I’m speaking at the Arkansas Heart Hospital!

If you’re in the Central Arkansas area, mark your calendar for Monday, October 19 from 6 – 8 PM. I’ll be speaking at the Arkansas Heart Hospital (1701 South Shackleford Rd, Little Rock, AR) in the Fireplace Room of the Annex Building. I will be...

How to THRIVE in the Winter

This is the time of year that your health is most likely to take a downward plunge if you aren’t proactive about taking intense time out for self-care. The days will continue to get shorter until December 22, so over the next couple of months ideally your...

My Vision for the Future of Healthcare

Every day I am reminded of the appalling flaws in the healthcare system, whether I am speaking with a patient, hearing a horror story from a friend, or seeing what goes on when I have a family member who is going through a health crisis. Instead of ranting about all...

The Modern Plague: Do You Have It?

Do you know the root cause of all these symptoms? Difficulty maintaining your ideal weight Chronic aches and pains Chronic fatigue Migraine headaches Thyroid disorders (hypo, hyper, goiter) PMS Infertility Brain fog Belly fat Irritable bowel syndrome Crohn’s and...

Healthy or Not: Why We Need a New Yardstick to Determine Health

Have you ever gone to the doctor with a chief complaint of a chronic symptom such as fatigue, only to find that the medical staff is fixated on your weight and vital signs? Most likely, you had to cancel all plans for the day so you could sit in a waiting room for...

What Newbie Functional Medicine Practitioners Skip

Functional Medicine has become an overused term in recent years, and now every practitioner outside of the dysfunctional medical system is suddenly using “Functional Medicine.” You may pay upwards of $500/hour for a consultation with some newbie...
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