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Could you take on COVID-19 with ease? Part 1 of 3

A little reminder to love on your virus fighting machine.  Wow. The immune system. I am not sure there has ever been a time in recent years that this system has gotten so much attention. With an entir...

COVID-19 Prevention

All Things COVID-19: Minimizing Risk, Ensuring Safety and What to Expect

There are behaviors and lifestyle modifications that can help minimize your risk and keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although our goal is to help prevent you from becoming ill, we also we ...

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Coronavirus 101

Our job at FMI is to ensure our patients are educated in how to protect themselves and their families from contracting and spreading this virus. There have been NO cases in Idaho, but we want to ensur...

Organic vs Non-GMO Blog

Non-GMO Vs. Organic

The USDA Organic seal and the Non-GMO Project seal are prevalent on many food labels, but what exactly do they mean and what is the difference? We’ve outlined the differences below, so that you’ll hav...

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Diminishing Stress With Breath Work

Just breathe. It sounds so rudimentary and simple, doesn’t it?   Most of us are unaware that as we go about our days, we are holding our breath and shallow breathing.  The more stress w...

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Optimizing Vitamin D Levels Throughout Winter

The days are becoming darker and shorter as winter approaches, limiting the availability of sunlight and natural vitamin D.  Maintaining optimal vitamin D levels through sunlight, food and supplements...

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Keeping Kids Healthy This Cold & Flu Season

Folks, cold and flu season is upon us. The reality is, as ALL of you know or should know, that these are viral illness that need to resolve themselves. Antibiotics do absolutely nothing. Don’t b...

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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 phytochemic...

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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-r...

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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, ...