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The Low Fodmap Diet Reintroduction from Start to Finish

The Low Fodmap Diet Reintroduction from Start to Finish

What is The Low Fodmap Diet? Written by Erica Gittleson, RD, medically reviewed and edited by Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly. FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols.  These are short-chain carbohydrates (sugars)...

Lifestyle interventions for PCOS

Lifestyle interventions for PCOS

Following a PCOS diagnosis, individuals can integrate various medical, supplemental, and nutritional modalities into their lives. After comprehensive testing is done to identify specific areas of concern and to formulate a specialized treatment plan, it is essential...

How to Determine Your Cardiovascular Risk

How to Determine Your Cardiovascular Risk

In my clinical practice, one of the main areas of focus is healthspan – supporting my patients to have longevity and a higher quality of life with evidence-informed tools, personalized to their needs and goals. Given that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause...

Supplemental Recommendations for Individuals with PCOS

Supplemental Recommendations for Individuals with PCOS

Both nutritional and supplemental interventions can have a significant impact on the symptoms associated with PCOS. Women with PCOS are commonly deficient in vitamins and minerals. 1 2 Gathering and assessing blood work as well as discussing specific symptoms with...

The Surprising Controversy of Blastocystis

The Surprising Controversy of Blastocystis

Written by Jonah Udall; Select sections of article researched, written by, and reviewed by Dr. Bojana Jankovic Weatherly. If you’re like most people, the mention of parasites probably gives you the ick. You may think of severe gut infections from contaminated water,...

Healing Habits During Difficult Times

Healing Habits During Difficult Times

We all go through tough times.  Whether it’s a breakup, stress at work, health issues, or the loss of a loved one, stress is part of life.  Recognizing our stressors and providing ourselves with the time and space to implement coping strategies is one of the...

What Is Lp(a) and Why Is It Important?

What Is Lp(a) and Why Is It Important?

Lipoprotein “little a”, or Lp(a), is a genetically inherited independent cardiovascular disease risk factor. It is composed of an LDL-like particle in which apolipoprotein B100 (ApoB) is linked to Apolipoprotein A (ApoA). Elevated Lp(a) increases the risk of a heart...

Daytime and Nighttime Routine for Sleep

Daytime and Nighttime Routine for Sleep

Sleep is the foundation of health.  We all know that without a good night’s sleep, we don’t function well the next day. Without consistent high-quality sleep, our health can be greatly compromised. Sleep plays an important role in our lives by: Reducing...