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Functional Medicine Readiness Questionnaire

Functional medicine is the intersection of naturopathy and Western medicine. It does not swear off the use of prescription drugs, but it also does not treat symptoms. In functional medicine, doctors identifies the genetic, environmental, and biochemical causes of illness that are the underlying causes of disease and create a program that addresses those variables. …

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Staff Spotlight: Office Manager Beth Mills on the Six-Day Detox

Not sure about whether to try detox? Seems like it’s too long, too hard, too much to ask? Dr. Beck has a short version, a six-day detox that will jump start your metabolism and make you feel great! And the time commitment won’t be too big a hurdle, even if you face challenges along the …

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Healthy eating is not a diet

Why Don’t Diets Work? 5 Reasons Diets are Doomed to Fail

Does this sound familiar? You hear about this wonderful diet that will guarantee weight loss, so you try it, only to gain even more weight back once you’ve lost it? Don’t feel bad. You are not alone. Just because a diet works for one person does not mean that it works for everyone. Diets are …

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Dr Bill Booker preparing for surgery

Preparing for Surgery: Pre-Op Tips For Faster Recovery

Editor’s Note: This blog is the first in a series on Dr. Bill Booker’s journey to recovery after a severe hip injury sustained more than three years ago. Surgery was delayed while Dr. Booker tended to his injury through a series of treatments, but ultimately the injury could not be repaired without a surgical procedure. …

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Good News! You’re Not Losing Weight … Because You Overeat

“Why am I not losing weight?” It’s a question that people ask themselves when they change to a healthier diet, but don’t see noticeable results. Turns out it’s not the quality of the food that is making you fat. Rather, eating too much food — the quantity — is what puts pounds on the scale. Revolutionary, right? Well, maybe not, but a new …

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Courtney Fulton’s 7-Day Green Smoothie Challenge Starts Monday

It’s midsummer. You’re probably feeling your healthiest of the year with a glow on your skin and some outdoor activities under your belt that don’t include hot dog-eating contests. Want to take it to the next level? Health coach Courtney Fulton is doing a seven-day smoothie challenge beginning Monday (July 13). Green Smoothies are a …

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