I used to believe in the ability to bio-hack. That is, the ability to use a quick fix to overcome a health problem or to prevent the adverse effects of behavior by taking a supplement. What I have found in the years of practicing functional medicine is that this completely untrue. It simply never … [Read more...] about Design Your Health: Create Your Own Blue Zone
Hello Readers! I am very excited this week to have an amazing guest post from our friend and colleague Greg Yeutter. He is a specialist and entrepreneur in everything "light" related. To quote the Philly Startup Leaders website: "Yeutter’s been working on “the blue light problem” since 2011, … [Read more...] about Winter Blues? Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder with Light
There are certain mindsets and attitudes that people must possess to get the best outcomes in their health. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the world of functional medicine. For the most part, people who seek out functional medicine are open-minded and looking for an alternative from their … [Read more...] about 6 Habits of Highly Successful Patients
When was the last time you enjoyed oatmeal without fruit, nuts, syrup, or (hopefully not) out of an instant ready-to-eat bag? Well… it’s time to re-think your oatmeal. Oatmeal doesn’t just have to be sweet. It can be so deliciously savory and enjoyed at any meal of the day, not just … [Read more...] about Eating Carbohydrates at Dinner Will Help Me Lose Weight and Sleep Better??
“The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.” Charles Caleb Colton Ah sleep…. It’s that thing we all say we love, but none of us get … [Read more...] about Got Sleep??