Dr. Mark Hyman

What’s different about functional medicine?

What’s different about functional medicine?

Last week we discussed the rising trend of functional medicine. But what can you expect if you head over to an appointment with a functional medicine practitioner? What makes it different than your average primary care appointment? The experience Dr. Kyle Chavers shared from last week gives a glimpse into what to expect. He went […]

Functional medicine on the rise

Functional medicine on the rise

More than 100 years ago, a prediction from inventor and scientist Thomas Edison was printed in newspapers across the country.  “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease,” Edison said in 1902. […]

Eat the fat

Eat the fat

Fat has long had a bad reputation for making you fat, causing disease and heart attacks. The evidence of that reputation is seen all over the grocery store: Low fat, zero fat, fat free. Those items are still rampant even as more and more evidence and research comes out explaining how necessary fat is to […]