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Functional Medicine Explained

Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition and Wellness: Food provides people with the necessary energy and nutrients to be healthy. By eating a variety of foods, including good quality vegetables, fruits, whole-grain products and lean meats, the body can replenish itself with the essential proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals to function effectively. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins,  minerals, and water. Healthy eating does not have to be hard. The key is to eat a variety of foods, which include vegetables, fruits, and whole-grains. Eat lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, and low-fat dairy products and drink lots of water. Limit salt, sugar, alcohol, saturated fat, and trans fat. Saturated fats usually come from animals. Look for trans fat on the labels of processed foods, margarines, and shortenings. Dr. Alex Jimenez offers nutritional examples as well as describes the importance of a balanced nutrition throughout this series of articles, emphasizing how a proper diet combined with physical activity can help individuals reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease, and ultimately promote overall health and wellness.

The Benefits of HIIT

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults should get between 150 and 300 minutes per of… Read More

November 19, 2019

What You Should Know About Histamine Intolerance and Dieting

When the body is suffering from an allergic response, its' immune system starts to react by sending out various immune… Read More

November 18, 2019

11 Ways To Improve Digestive Problems

Different factors can impact a person's digestion and overall gut health. There are things that people have control like how… Read More

November 15, 2019

Health Coaching in El Paso: Part 3

health coaches are available to be a supportive mentor that assists and guides patients in making healthy lifestyle changes. Many… Read More

November 15, 2019

The Top 8 Mushrooms for Immune Health

Medicinal mushrooms are edible macroscopic fungi that are visible to the naked eye and are used for their beneficial health… Read More

November 14, 2019

Can The Weather Predict Your Moods?

The weather can affect anyone's mood. Whether people enjoy the colder seasons or the warmer seasons, their moods can change… Read More

November 13, 2019

Functional Endocrinology: Inflammation and the Endocrine System

So inflammation is a double edge sword where it can heal the body but also cause the body harm if… Read More

November 12, 2019

An Overview of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common and chronic syndrome that causes pain and mental distress in the body. It causes widespread musculoskeletal… Read More

November 11, 2019

6 Supplements For Kidney Health

With these six supplements, they can provide anyone the help they need to prevent chronic kidney disease. Read More

November 8, 2019

Health Coaching in El Paso: Part 2

Health Coaching is a recent position that is being utilized by doctor offices around the country. Many doctors have realized… Read More

November 8, 2019

The Top 10 Superfoods for Inflammation

Superfoods are an essential additive boost to any healthy diet. These ten superfoods contain anti-inflammatory properties that are beneficial to… Read More

November 7, 2019

Understanding The Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Research shows that these changes may help promote specific health benefits, including weight loss, neuroprotective effects, decreased inflammation and can… Read More

November 6, 2019

A Health and Wellness Coach El Paso, TX.

In today's busy world individuals need a little help when it comes to letting go of bad/negative behaviors and adopting/embracing… Read More

November 5, 2019

The 4Rs Protocol For a Healthy Gut

The 4Rs is a four-step protocol that healthcare professionals advised individuals to use when they address digestive conditions and to… Read More

November 5, 2019

The Benefits of Chamomile

So chamomile is a safe and productive plant that has been used for centuries to support individuals that have been… Read More

November 4, 2019

The Attack of Allergies

With most allergy reactions, they are manifested in either the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, or the skin. A variety of… Read More

November 1, 2019

Health Coaching in El Paso: Part 1

Let's be honest, making a change to your lifestyle is hard. Whether that is due to lack of time, motivation,… Read More

November 1, 2019

The Role of Dietary Fibers and CKD

Chronic kidney disease is a slow and progressive loss of kidney function. The signs and symptoms are noticeable as the… Read More

October 31, 2019

Silver the Antibacterial Agent

In an era where bacterial infections are running rampant and growing to resist antibiotics. Alternative antimicrobial agents like silver nanoparticles… Read More

October 30, 2019

More Fiber Equals Less Inflammation

Eating a high fiber diet is essential to prevent inflammation, not on the joints, but everywhere in the body. Incorporating… Read More

October 29, 2019

6 Foods to Boost the Immune System

Eating these six foods can be beneficial to support a healthy immune system. They are bursting with plant-based nutrition that… Read More

October 28, 2019

Micronutrients For the GI Tract

Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates recognized that the gut plays a significant role in overall health and that modern… Read More

October 25, 2019
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