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Give the gift of health at Naples Center for Functional Medicine

Naples Center for Functional Medicine has made it easier to give the gift of health. The practice now offers gift certificates that allow purchasers to select any denomination. There is no expiration date or additional fees, and gift certificates can be applied to the cost of any services, supplements or [...]

Health tips to lose weight, once and for all

By Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM Tired of gaining and losing the same 10 pounds over and over again? Dismayed by the rolls around your middle? Want to know the secret of maintaining a healthy weight for the rest of your life? As a doctor of functional medicine with [...]

Sleep: What to Do When You Can’t

By Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM Sleep disturbances are a normal part of a normal life. We all have bad nights once in a while. But when sleep becomes an elusive goal most nights, when we lie in bed staring at the ceiling half the night, when we wake too [...]

Fountain of youth draws closer with promising treatment called NAD+

Many adults spend a lot of time and money trying to look younger – topical creams, makeup, hairstyles, clothing and even surgical treatments. They may work, but inside, your body is still aging. You may feel groggy or lack energy. You may experience chronic pain or inflammation. You may [...]

Research offers new optimism for Alzheimer’s patients

Dale Bredesen, MD One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. In fact, neurodegenerative disorders kill more Americans than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. That’s why pioneering research from experts like Dr. Dale Bredesen is so [...]

Spring cleaning: Your body needs a refresh, too

Spring cleaning is an annual tradition in households across America. We spend hours, even entire weekends, dusting and de-cluttering, sweeping and scrubbing. The result is a pristine home that shines inside and out. Now, if we only spent the same amount of energy taking care of our bodies... Just [...]

Oxygen: The Greatest Nutrient

By Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM This article was featured in the Spring Edition of Essential Naples magazine. HBOT FREE GUIDE When we talk about slowing down the aging process, we usually start with lifestyle - exercise and good nutrition. There is one nutrient that no one thinks of [...]

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 [...]

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