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Healthy Recipes for a Functional Medicine Lifestyle

Leading a lifestyle based in functional medicine means finding healthy recipes you love! From there, you can prepare meals and snacks for your unique nutrition. Remember, we all have different caloric and dietary needs. After your initial appointment, we’ll create a wellness plan that includes dietary recommendations. Suggestions may [...]

Zucchini-Parmesan Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 medium unpeeled zucchinis, grated with a box grater (about 3 cups) 1 small shallot, minced (about 1/4 cup) 2 large eggs, lightly beaten using a fork 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped, fresh thyme 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 [...]

VIDEO: Post-COVID-19 Syndrome

What is post-COVID-19 syndrome? What happens to individuals after they have had COVID-19? Recovery from COVID-19 is creating a new set of uncertainties and battles the world has not previously known. The long-lasting impacts of COVID-19 are still being discovered and documented. Mount Sinai Hospital in New York just opened the first Center [...]

Healthy Recipes for a Functional Medicine Lifestyle

Leading a lifestyle based in functional medicine means finding healthy recipes you love! From there, you can prepare meals and snacks for your unique nutrition. Remember, we all have different caloric and dietary needs. After your initial appointment, we’ll create a wellness plan that includes dietary recommendations. Suggestions may [...]

VIDEO: Genetics, Medicine, Nutrition & COVID-19 with Dr. Berkson & Dr. Maristany

Your genetics can tell a lot more about your health, personal use of nutrients and foods, and lifestyle recommendations than you may think. To dive deeper into this topic, Dr. Eduardo Maristany joined Dr. Lindsey Berkson, on her podcast and YouTube show to discuss genetics, medicine, nutrition, and how they play a role in COVID-19. To listen [...]

Supermarket shopping: 5 tips to shop quickly, eat healthy

Go right to recipes For many people, supermarket shopping is a mundane, mindless activity, much like showering, taking out the trash or washing dirty laundry. That is part of the problem.  Shoppers often go to the grocery store without a plan. They graze up and down each aisle, tossing food and drinks at [...]

VIDEO: THE REALITIES OF COVID-19: Discrediting Hoax Rumors & Debunking Conspiracy Theories

The coronavirus pandemic has altered our way of life and left many searching for answers.  In this video interview, Dr. Linsey Berkson interviews Dr. Payam Nabizadeh, an ICU doctor in Jacksonville, Florida specializing in internal and critical care medicine as well as pulmonary disease, and Dr. Eduardo Maristany, a board-certified internal medicine and functional medicine physician at Naples [...]

Grain-Free Berry Crisp

Ingredients: BERRIES  7-8 cups organic mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and/or blackberries)  3 Tbsp organic maple syrup  2 Tbsp organic arrowroot starch (or cornstarch or gluten-free flour)  1 Tbsp organic lemon juice CRISP  1 cup organic almond flour (or almond meal)  ⅔ cup shredded or desiccated coconut (or sub almond flour or rolled oats if OK with grains)  1 cup roughly chopped organic pecans (or other nut of choice)  ½ cup coconut sugar (or organic cane sugar)  ½ tsp sea salt  [...]

Healthy Orange Chicken (Paleo + Gluten Free)

Looking for a lighter version of one of your take-out favorites? Make this organic orange chicken recipe, courtesy of The Clean Eating Couple, and pair with your favorite green veggies for a healthy dinner at home! Ingredients: 2 lbs organic, free-range boneless, skinless chicken breasts 4 cups organic steamed broccoli [...]

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