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February 11, 2019

Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?: Myths Debunked and More (Part 1 of 3)?

Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?: Myths Debunked and More (Part 1 of 3)? There has been so much confusion about fats and oils and the content in our foods.  I hope to clear things up for you in this 3-part article.  Through this, you will see that the answer to the question, “will eating fat make me fat,” is no unless someone consumes unhealthy fats along with other unhealthy poor quality nutrition.  Fat has been vilified for decades, and I am here to speak on behalf of healthy fats and them being essential in a healthy dietary plan. The […]
October 22, 2018

What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 3 of 3)

Note:  This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to go to the Affiliates section in my disclaimer. What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 3 of 3) In Part 1 of this series, I touched upon the fact that there is a distinction between conventional (a.k.a. traditional) and functional medicine and their relations to testing.  I mentioned content abou t what and when to test.   It is true that, at some point and in many cases, testing may be necessary to uncover “what’s going on in there” (your body), yet I made it clear the importance of being […]
October 15, 2018

What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 2 of 3)

Note:  This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to go to the Affiliates section in my disclaimer. What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 2 of 3) In my first article, I explained the differences with conventional (a.k.a. traditional) compared to functional medicine and their relations to testing. I also touched upon what and when to test.  I made it clear that testing can be necessary to uncover “what’s going on in there” (your body), but testing to just test is not a good plan.  Be wise about testing and the timing of them you choose and if […]
October 12, 2018

What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 1 of 3)

Note:  This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to go to the Affiliates section in my disclaimer. What Testing To Uncover The Root Cause Of Your Health Problems? (Part 1 of 3) Before we get into testing talk, I want to provide some clarity.  Generally, a stark contrast exists between conventional (a.k.a. traditional, western, allopathic, “what insurance usually covers,” etc.) medicine and functional medicine testing.  Here is an article for more understanding on the differences in conventional, functional, and other terms used in the health arena. For the most part, conventional medicine testing, as with conventional medicine, the goal is to determine […]