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Sugar Rush? Or Adrenaline Rush?

In a study, kids were given a breakfast of instant oatmeal with sugar. Their blood sugar went too high, then it went too low. Their bodies released adrenaline to bring their blood sugar back to normal.  Adrenaline. We all know what it is. We’ve all felt it. In times of stress, excitement, and fear, adrenaline more…

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL WITH FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

Let’s say you have a splinter in your finger. This splinter is causing quite a bit of misery. It throbs, it’s swollen, and tender to the touch. (Acute inflammation at work) You go see the doctor for your splinter and he/she puts you on painkillers. Wait, what? Why prescribe painkillers to treat the symptoms of more…

Let’s Stop Perpetuating The Calories In/Calories Out Myth

I am SO SICK of seeing simplistic graphics like this all over social media. Graphics that adhere to the notion that we are entirely in control of how our calories are being distributed, utilized, and burned. Guess what! We aren’t! We don’t get a say in all of that. That’s hormones job. Multiple hormones. They more…