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Spotlight on the ReNew Food Plan

Spotlight on the ReNew Food Plan

The ReNew Food Plan prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is a therapeutic, short-term approach followed for a specific amount of time, often used as a first step in: Ridding the body of the most common foods that cause inflammation; Identifying food allergies, sensitivities, intolerances, and triggers; Eliminating foods with potentially addictive and harmful components; and Providing nutritional support for the body’s detoxification systems.




Evidence Based Medicine: A Critical Look

Evidence Based Medicine: A Critical Look

What is Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)? How it was meant to be used? How is it currently used? What are it’s foibles and flaws? And how we move forward? Unless you know how the evidence in medicine is defined and utilized, it is easy to get confused about what the word evidence means and how it is used in patient care.

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Functional Medicine: A Primer

Functional Medicine: A Primer

While we are increasingly hearing more about inflammation, few of us understand the good purposes inflammation plays in our body or when those good purposes move to dysfunction.



The Functional Medicine Matrix

The Functional Medicine Matrix

In the Functional Medicine model, the body’s function is viewed in light of seven fundamental systems. It takes into account how the environment interacts with your genes and can result in health or disease.



A Real Answer for Chronic Disease

A Real Answer for Chronic Disease

Most individuals don’t recognize that fatigue, digestive issues, aches, pains, allergies, mood swings … are not just annoying symptoms but are early clues to underlying biological dysfunction that may develop into a full blow disease over time…