4 Health Benefits of Miso in Your Diet

Miso is one of my favorite medicinal superfoods, and I prescribe it for most of my patients. The taste, versatility, and simplicity of this ancient Japanese culinary staple will always have a [...]

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7 Causes of Bloating

Abdominal bloating is one of the most common complaints that I hear from my patients who suffer from gastrointestinal issues. It can be due to a number of different reasons, and, by asking the [...]

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Probiotics in Foods and Supplements: Should You Take Them?

What if I told you that 2–4 pounds of your body weight isn’t you, but rather the micro-organisms that live on and inside of you(1)? Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi inhabit your [...]

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How Your Microbiome Affects Your Health

Most of your immune system, roughly 70­-80%, resides in your gastrointestinal tract, where trillions of microscopic organisms live and perform a variety of functions. The activities of these [...]

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A Functional Medicine Approach to Autism

Rates of autism spectrum disorders are rising in the U.S., with 1 in 59 children diagnosed in 2014 according to the latest CDC estimate — a 15% increase from 2012.(1) We know that both genetics [...]

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How to Do an Elimination Diet

Sometimes, a food you think is your friend turns out to actually be harming your health. Knowing what your true food allies are isn’t always easy, when much of the interaction occurs between your [...]

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Soups

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Veggie Nori Rolls — A Great Travel Food

Nori rolls are easy, tasty, and a great food for travel. I’ve made them the night before travel and taken them on airplanes, long car trips, and for picnics on the beach. They keep for a few [...]

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Are Food Sensitivities Causing Your Health Problems?

Eating the wrong thing for one’s body can have subtle or even dire consequences. Unique genetic and environmental factors shape the molecules and microbes in each person’s gastrointestinal tract, [...]

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Tennesee Local Food Summit

November 30 - December 2, 2018 Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville, TN