Functional Nutrition Insights from FxNA



On Our Minds: At-Home Allergy Testing

As we see more and more people experiencing unresolved signs and symptoms, it becomes easy to understand the allure of at-home testing, and the promise that testing will not only reveal a root cause of suffering, but provide a quick-fix solution. The conversation surrounding the use of at-home allergy testing for food sensitivities continues to […]

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Helping Alzheimer’s Patients with Cognitive Decline: Plugging the Metaphorical Holes in the Roof

Learn how functional medicine is helping Alzheimer’s patients improve their cognitive decline.

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Functional Nutrition Tip: The Power of STORY

If I were to ask you how you got interested in the field of nutrition, you’d likely tell me a story. Maybe you were sick. Or you watched your partner, child, parent, or dearest friend suffer. Perhaps you’re motivated by global pain and suffering, and, for your own unique reasons, you felt called to be […]

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Functional Nutrition Tool: Sleep Assessment

Sleep is what I call a “Non-Negotiable.” It must be addressed. Right away. In fact, one of the principles that helped me solve the “unsolvable” cases and help guide people to resolution even when they’d been everywhere and done everything is this: If they’re not sleeping, pooping, and their blood sugar isn’t stable, you (as […]

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Functional Nutrition Matrix

I find that when I don’t understand how to solve a problem, what helps me most is a framework. When it comes to clinical care, yes, we’d all like the simplicity of protocols, solutions and quick-fixes. But if you’re like me, you’ll find that the band-aid approaches rarely work. (If you think about the 80/20 […]

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Full Body Systems Graduate Spotlight: Jacqui Bryan

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the comforting spice that makes everything nice

For the next few weeks, we’ll start to uncover colorful spices and their culinary and medicinal uses – it’s our focus for the month ahead and as we move into the holidays, and it’s a perfect time to think about comfort in relation to our spice exploration. Whether you’re a seasoned spice user or rarely venture beyond the basic salt and pepper, there’s so much to explore in the world of spice. (They really do make everything nice!) Get creative and spice it up!

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Be Aware and Act Flax!

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Full Body Systems Graduate Spotlight: Kate Smith

Kate Smith is a military wife and mother who also served as a United States Air Force intelligence analyst and educator. She began her studies with Functional Nutrition Alliance as a mom and former Air Force officer who had no prior health or medical training, but she sure had passion! Now Kate is thriving as […]

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