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Could you take on COVID-19 with ease? Part 2 of 3

A little reminder to keep loving on your virus fighting machine. Last week we talked about the basics. What are you eating? And how stressed out are you, really? Creating a life that allows you to answer these two questions both truthfully and in an immune system honoring manner might be a challengi...

Springtime Allergies

The Functional Approach to Seasonal Allergies

Who doesn’t love spring?  The birds are singing, flowers and trees begin budding, and we are all drawn to outdoor activities in the warm sun. It’s the ideal season, unless you are one of the 54.6% of people who suffer from seasonal allergies! With over half the population suffering from season...

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Exploring Gut Health & Root Cause Medicine with Amber Warren, PA-C

Amber Warren, PA-C, one of our Adult Functional Medicine providers and part owner of Functional Medicine of Idaho, spoke with Arn Allemand of the Living Greater Podcast. She discusses how Functional Medicine of Idaho is revolutionizing the healthcare game by offering functional medicine from concept...

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Fighting Disease with Broccoli Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, Bok choy, arugula, brussels sprouts, collards, watercress and radishes) are high in sulforaphane, a powerful, disease-fighting phytochemical that provides many positive effects on the body. It assists in the detox process by fighting free...

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Optimizing The First 1,000 Days of Life

“The first 1000 days of life are instrumental for clinical destiny.” -Alessio Fasano, MD, and Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Mass General Hospital in Boston Dr. Fasano, a world-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist, pioneered the thought process behind leaky gut and resulting h...

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Prepping For Flu Season

Flu season is fast approaching, and we wanted to share our functional approach to staying healthy into this fall and winter. As practitioners who look at the whole picture of a person’s health, we believe that diet, lifestyle and supplement protocols can be utilized to create the first line of...

The Root Cause of Leaky Gut

The Root Cause of Leaky Gut

We treat leaky gut unconventionally… by getting to the root cause. Why is leaky gut a growing epidemic? The recent wide-spreading of leaky gut is due to recent changes in our diets, our lifestyles, food allergies, and chronic illnesses. The main causes of leak...

Could You Benefit From the OAT Test?

Could You Benefit From the OAT Test?

The Organic Acids Test (OAT) is a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of a patient’s overall health. It tests over 70 markers to provide an accurate evaluation of intestinal yeast and bacteria levels. Abnormally high levels of these microorganisms can cause or worsen behavior disorders, hyperactivity, ...