During a recent interview, I was asked to explain my definition of Functional Medicine. As a passionate advocate for the Functional Health movement, this was a question I couldn’t wait to sink my activated-charcoal-polished teeth into. As this is an extremely dense topic that has already filled many excellent books, I did my best to condense […]
In a year where a novel viral pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on global human society, there’s never been a better time to explore innovative ways to increase our collective immunity. While conventional medicine advises hygiene, social distancing, and masks as primary interventions (avoidance strategies), functional medicine looks deeper for the root causes of […]
As a holistic coach, I’m a little hesitant to single out any one method and tie it to an outcome (say, back pain relief). It’s always the synergy of lifestyle, diet, and supplement combinations that gets the most powerful results. My job is not to match a pill to an ill, we all know that doesn’t really work.
That being said, I’d love to share with you the number ONE tool that stands out as possibly the biggest needle-mover when it comes to getting rid of back or joint pain.
Vegetables for Breakfast?We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? However, there’s one caveat that your mom or doctor may have forgot to mention: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day… to not f$%k up!Breakfast cereal was invented by Seventh-day Adventist named John Harvey Kellogg in the […]
“The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness. For he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of […]
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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris BuellerThe Road to 100% ResponsibilitySometimes the most obvious truths can be the hardest ones to accept.As a functional health coach, I do my absolute best to walk-my-talk. I am ruthlessly efficient with my analysis of […]
Well folks, another successful Paleo f(x) conference for us here at Anabolic Aces is in the books. This was my third, and the second for Natasha and I as a team. In 2016, we happened to catch a talk by Reed Davis which introduced us to the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition paradigm. That day was a […]
One of the most valuable and informative podcast episodes I have heard is called Successful Self-Dentistry. It is hosted by Daniel Vitalis on his show ReWild Yourself. I found it over a year ago and my life changed a little after hearing it. I had been trending towards more natural oral hygiene and dental care […]
It’s Not Just in Your Head, It’s in Your Gut!December 26, 2017 | 6 minute read | by Natasha Hawthorn Have you ever wondered what that piece of food you just ate has to do with your brain function? Or maybe you know someone who has been to the Doctor with digestive symptoms, brain fog, […]