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Category: Functional and Integrative Medicine
Mindfully Detox Your Life

Mindfully Detox Your Life

“Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” – Robert Tew   Detoxing is not solely related to nutrition. The act of mindfully detoxing should involve all aspects of your life. From letting of what no longer serves you, to creating space for more […]

Thriving for Life Cardiometabolic Program

Thriving for Life Cardiometabolic Program

Thriving for Life is a 4-week disease-specific program involving shared medical appointments. Enrollees will be supported by the full Thrive team-physicians, nurses, nutritionists, chefs and health coaches with well-designed, multifaceted programs addressing specific conditions. Patients will be supported through education, functional testing, cooking and nutrition classes and personalized interventions aimed at prevention and even reversal […]

Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous Vegetables

By: Dr. Amy Fletcher One of the best things you can do to improve your overall health is to start making small changes in your diet. January brings a new year and an increased motivation to participate in cleaner eating, detox programs and new exercise plans. We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is […]

Monday Motivation: Health Benefits of Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, red cabbage, and cauliflower are packed full of health benefits. These superfoods are high in fiber, antioxidants, and promote your body’s ability to detox. Studies also show that they help decrease the risk of certain cancers. Learn more from Dr. Fletcher in this Monday Motivation  

Monday Motivation: Qi Gong and Breast Cancer – The Power of Movement

  All or most disease according to traditional Chinese medicine comes from blockage or stagnation of the body’s fluids, lymph flow, energy, breath, food, thoughts and emotional issues from the mind. All of these fall under the term “Qi” which is loosely translated as “life force, vapor, steam, and energy”. Most of the Chinese medicine […]

The Power of A Second Opinion

The Power of A Second Opinion

The Power of A Second Opinion by Dr. Nancy Palermo Lietz, MD Caroline was a healthy 46 year old diagnosed with breast carcinoma in situ following a radiology biopsy done after an abnormal mammogram. As with many women, she was eager to proceed with treatment and was quickly referred to a surgeon through her primary […]

Breast Cancer Empowerment: Key Preventive Actions

Breast Cancer Empowerment: Key Preventive Actions

  Prevention is KEY! Adopting just 3 preventive habits can reduce the likelihood of developing breast cancer by 62% according to a study by the American Institute for Cancer Research on >30,000 postmenopausal women. By knowing which lifestyle changes can have such powerful implications on breast health, you will be empowered to start making positive […]

Monday Motivation: Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Awareness is important, but prevention is key. Dr. Fletcher shares several essential prevention tips for Breast Cancer prevention in this Monday Motivation.    

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast Cancer Awareness…Prevention by Dr. Nancy Palermo Lietz, MD Unless you’ve had your head in the sand you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October it is impossible to avoid articles that highlight Breast Cancer and the inordinate number of women who suffer every minute with the diagnosis of […]

Recommendations for Sleep Duration for Children

Recommendations for Sleep Duration for Children

Sleep is a vital component of a child’s overall health and wellness. Sleeping the recommended number of hours on a regular basis is associated with improvements in Attention, memory, and learning Behavior and emotional regulation Quality of Life Mental and physical health Sleeping too much or too little may contribute to poor health outcomes in […]