MFH Blog

Deep dives into the latest topics on Functional Medicine, health, wellness, and fun.

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

It's that time of year...pumpkin spice season!! If you are not sick of it yet, we can assure you this healthy version of pumpkin bread will keep you wanting more all year long.  Why do we consider this bread "healthy". Really it is because this recipe offers a good...

Tame Your Seasonal Allergies Naturally

Tame Your Seasonal Allergies Naturally

For anyone who has suffered from allergies, sometimes the beauty of spring and the new blooms and colors are not always welcomed. Even though it signals the end of winter and warmer, longer days ahead, for some of us, it can be the start of many irritating symptoms....

Best Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie

Best Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie

If you have worked with us as a patient or paid close attention to our shared content, you will know we are OBSESSED with protein. So let's break this down a bit, so you can understand why we put so much emphasis on consuming enough protein each day. Proteins are made...

Green Smoothie Muffins

Green Smoothie Muffins

With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, these gluten-free dairy-free Green Smoothie Muffins are sure to delight! These muffins get their beautiful green hue from the 2 large handfuls of spinach. No artificial food coloring is used here! Spinach is a superfood packed...

Today Show Features Functional Medicine

Today Show Features Functional Medicine

This is so EXCITING!!! On March 10th, 2022, The Today Show put Functional Medicine and all of its benefits in front of Americans. So many people have struggled to find answers to the root cause of their chronic symptoms or disease process. In some cases, patients are...

Chewy, Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Chewy, Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

For those of you who are considering going gluten-free to see if you are sensitive to it, or for those of you with confirmed gluten sensitivity, this recipe is for you! We want to show you how delicious non-gluten recipes can be and better yet this recipe is egg and...

Do You Suffer From SWS?

Do You Suffer From SWS?

What is SWS, you ask?⠀ ⠀ Superwoman Syndrome or SWS is becoming more common and often the norm for women. Women wear multiple hats and are gifted with the ability to do so. Often we are working full-time, running a business, supporting our spouse, raising children,...

Gluten-Free, High-Fiber, High-Protein Oatmeal

Gluten-Free, High-Fiber, High-Protein Oatmeal

If you can tolerate grains, oats come with a pretty great, well-rounded health profile. Let's dive into this… GUT HEALTH Oats are a great source of beta-glucan soluble fiber that will help keep your bowel movements regular, reducing the issue of constipation. This...

Let’s Talk Macros

Let’s Talk Macros

Let's start by defining what a macro is. Macro is short for macronutrients, which are the three main nutrient food groups we consume daily; carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Examples of each are below: Carbohydrate: Pasta, rice, bread, root veggies, starchy veggies,...

How To Heal The Gut

How To Heal The Gut

We are often asked how we approach healing the gut...we’ll folks, the 5 R Protocol is the step by step process we take to help our patients find relief from uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms and improve their gut function long term. While the 5 R Protocol is...

What is our Estrobolome?

What is our Estrobolome?

I am sure you are familiar with the microbiome, but have you heard of the human estrobolome? Yep, we've all got one! Our estrobolome is a branch of the microbiome. It's a collection of bacteria that is dedicated to maintaining estrogen balance. Metabolizing and...

Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Often we are the meanies who have to tell someone they need to modify their diet and, in some cases, go gluten-free. Take it from me, I know how hard it can be to make dietary changes. When I was encouraged to go gluten-free during my own personal functional medicine...