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Category: Functional and Integrative Medicine

Monday Motivation | The Healing Powers of Breath

Dr. Greenapple shares the importance of breath and the healing within when done correctly in this weeks Monday Motivation.

Toxins and Fish: Safe Food Guidelines

Toxins and Fish: Safe Food Guidelines

Fish and Toxins: Safe Food Guidelines One of the healthiest food choices we can make is to eat fish. Besides a source of low-fat and high-quality protein, it is a rich source of vital nutrients such as vitamin D—a nutrient that many people are deficient in.  Fish is also rich in calcium and phosphorus, as […]

The Power of Movement

The Power of Movement

The Power of Movement Living an Active Lifestyle   Being consistently active helps you to live longer, have a better quality of life, improve your mental health, and improve your self-image. Take charge of your mental and physical health in only a few minutes a day.   You can make big improvements to your health […]

The Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms (Not Those Kind)

Medicinal Mushrooms At Thrive, we are always trying to motivate our clients to get in the kitchen and cook. Cooking at home is the best way to control your diet and optimize the ingredients that enter your body. As more nutritional data is released, there is clear support for the medicinal benefits of food. Nutritional […]

Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try

Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try

Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try Kundalini yoga is considered one of the most comprehensive of yoga practice combining meditation, mantra, physical exercise and breathing into one practice. Kundalini is also one of the oldest forms of yoga practice – in fact, it dates to 1000 BC. This ancient practice was […]

Motivation Monday | Depression and Anxiety

Many Americans suffer from Depression and Anxiety, and our traditional ways of a “pill for every ill” is not for everyone. There are many alternatives to reducing the symptoms of depression and anxiety by using natural methods like kundalini yoga. Learn more from Dr. Nancy Palermo in this weeks Motivation Monday.  

Suggestions for Better Sleep

Suggestions for Better Sleep

Suggestions for Better Sleep Courtesy of the Institute of Functional Medicine  MINIMIZE OR AVOID STIMULANTS Avoid alcohol within 3 hours of bedtime. Avoid caffeine-containing beverages or foods after 2 pm; if sensitive to caffeine, avoid it after 12 noon. Avoid Sudafed or other decongestant cold medicines at night. Some medications may have stimulating effects. Complete […]

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness Courtesy of the Institute of Functional Medicine Rest is one of the most important factors for creating wellness.  Restorative activities can include mental, physical, and/or emotional activities that help to promote resilience.  Particularly if you are under chronic stress, restful activities can break the cycle of […]

What Questions To Ask Your Functional Medicine Provider?

What Questions To Ask Your Functional Medicine Provider?

Questions for Functional Medicine Practitioners   Below are some questions that you may consider asking a clinician who practices Functional Medicine: How would you describe your practice? Do you work with other clinicians – Nutrition Professionals, Health Coach, etc.? Do you have any information you could send me about your practice? Do you have experience […]

The Outcome of Functional Medicine Residency Increases

The Outcome of Functional Medicine Residency Increases

The Outcome of Functional Medicine Residency Increases   More than 400 practitioners have received Functional Medicine training through the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP).  Approximately twenty of these practitioners have also received training at IFM’s Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) course.  With that being said, this partnership has resulted in the successful […]