The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners and Diabetes

In our functional medicine practice, we deal with patients who are either trying to lower their risk of diabetes or manage the symptoms of the disease with lifestyle changes. We often get asked about the safety of artificial sweeteners and whether it’s better to use...

Depression is not just in your head: The Gut-Brain Connection

It’s no secret that gut health is vital for overall physical health, but in recent years the gut-brain connection, the idea that gut function can impact mood, has been the subject of extensive study.  It turns out depression might not just be a byproduct of our...

Brain Fog: Causes, Symptoms, and What You Can Do to Beat It

How’s your head today? Are you firing on all cylinders, or did you wake up feeling fuzzy and foggy? Have you hit the “afternoon slump” and are finding reading this blog a little bit like wading through knee-high mud? If so, it sounds like you are experiencing a...