A Real No-Brainer for Functional Medicine

Despite the obvious nature of the idea, until recent research, only practitioners of functional medicine had supported the (apparently outrageous) notion that certain nutrients can increase neural connectivity in the brain. Researchers looked at a number of nutrition markers found in high levels of beneficial nutrients in the Mediterranean diet.  They include omega 3’s, some…

Is Sub-Clinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy Really Sub-Clinical?

By definition, sub-clinical implies that something is “not” causing any noticeable symptoms. Thus the name “sub-clinical hypothyroidism” assumes that a lower than expected thyroid function causes no problems for an individual person in that category.  In reality, a “sub-clinical” state stands out as more of a burglar in a pitch black room.  Just because we…

CRACK CHICKEN (gluten, dairy and nightshade free)

CRACK CHICKEN (gluten, dairy and nightshade free) Recipe here: http://www.cocospaleokitchen.com/crack-chicken-dairy-free-paleo-keto/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=437827814_14984360_160474 Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts – skinless/boneless 1 cup chicken broth 1 tub Kite Hill Cream “Cheese” Spread 6 thick slices of bacon Bacon drippings 2 tsp onion flakes 1 tsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp dill weed 1 tsp paprika 1 1/2…

SPAGETTI SQUASH BAKED EGGS WITH BACON AND JALEPENOS (gluten and dairy free, AIP compliant)

Recipe here: http://www.everylastbite.com/2018/10/12/spaghetti-squash-baked-eggs/ Ingredients 1 small spaghetti squash (approx 3 cups spaghetti squash) 5 slices bacon (approx 1/4 cup chopped bacon) 1 medium onion finely diced 1 egg white 1 tbsp coconut flour 1 jalapeno finely diced 1 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp salt 2 tbsp chopped parsley Instructions Preheat the oven to 210 degrees Celsius…