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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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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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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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What Is Functional Medicine?

Nearly every day, people ask me, “What is functional medicine?” So I decided to put my thoughts into writing and explain why I value functional medicine, what it is, and what types of conditions [...]

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8 Steps to Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Late summer/fall allergies are here! This time of year, molds and weeds like ragweed, golden rod, and sagebrush are the culprits. Having grown up in the Midwest, I remember suffering from [...]