healthy eating

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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Support Your Immune System During Virus Season and All Year Long

With coronavirus occupying headlines these days, a lot of attention is focused on ways to prevent spreading the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has issued recommmendations for reducing the spread of disease. They include washing hands, coughing and sneezing into your elbow, and staying home from school or work when you’re …

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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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Spring Detox: ‘Interior Cleaning’ is a Challenge and a Necessity

It feels like spring has finally arrived. With the calendar at May 1, the weather is temperamental.  Over the weekend, I was in Richmond, where it was 89 degrees. I drove two hours back to DC. It was a balmy 45. The fluctuations are a sure sign that it’s time for a spring detox. Since …

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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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