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Heart-Healthy Eating with the Cardiometabolic Food Plan

Jump to Recipes February is American Heart Health Month. When looking for heart-healthy recommendations like eating for heart health and exercising for heart-health, our functional medicine practitioners investigate a patient’s unique needs, offer education and guide individuals through customized wellness plans to adapt their lifestyle for heart health. Heart [...]

Naples Center for Functional Medicine now offers FastVitaminIV therapy service

Naples Center for Functional Medicine has expanded its IV therapy services to include FastVitaminIV. The proprietary blend contains 19 health-promoting vitamins, minerals and amino acids. What are IV therapies? Quick-acting and more effective than oral supplements, IV therapy infuses nutrients directly into the bloodstream. This allows a patient’s body [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Functional Medicine 101: Part 1 – What is functional medicine?

What is functional medicine? First, let’s start by defining the type of medicine most familiar to people. Conventional medicine involves physicians treating symptoms and diseases using over-the-counter and prescription drugs, surgery, radiation and other means. You’ve probably also heard it called Western or traditional medicine. [...]

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