Eat Local This Summer


Where to find the freshest food in Colorado Heading into the summer months is a great time to consider the benefits of eating local. We live in a time when most foods are available to us year-round. But does this benefit us? Let’s consider a few reasons why eating local is a great option [...]

Eat Local This Summer2019-08-13T23:03:14+00:00

Why Vitamin D Might Cause Erectile Dysfunction and How to Fix It


I had a patient quit taking vitamin D because he thought that it caused erectile dysfunction (ED). I have now seen this happen in several men. This seems contradictory, as vitamin D is thought to improve cardiovascular and sexual health: studies actually show that the more depleted a man is in vitamin D, the [...]

Why Vitamin D Might Cause Erectile Dysfunction and How to Fix It2019-06-24T21:29:35+00:00

New Study Links Gluten Sensitivity to Leaky Gut


This is the first study to show - without a doubt - that gluten sensitivity, leaky gut, and systemic inflammation are inextricably related. Stock image of bread skull and crossbones on white background The News: Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center recently published results of a groundbreaking study: the study provides biological [...]

New Study Links Gluten Sensitivity to Leaky Gut2019-06-24T21:34:40+00:00

Avoid Cancer with this Cooking Technique for Meats


Bacon, Cancer, and How We Cook Headlines hit the news in the fall of 2015 that “Bacon Causes Cancer!” These sensational headlines were, in fact, grounded in science. A group of 22 scientists from the World Health Organization met in October of 2015 to evaluate whether red meats or processed meats were cancer causing foods. [...]

Avoid Cancer with this Cooking Technique for Meats2019-08-08T17:49:48+00:00

Brain Health Series #4 – 10 Ways to Exercise Your Brain Today


Welcome to the fourth installment of our summer-long series around brain health. Our last article outlined which foods are best for your brain. Today, we discuss how to keep your brain sharp through exercise. A healthy brain needs plentiful gray matter (brain tissue), intricate connections between brain cells (neurons), and good blood flow. Through the [...]

Brain Health Series #4 – 10 Ways to Exercise Your Brain Today2019-08-08T17:50:24+00:00

Brain Health Series #3 – Foods for Your Brain


The previous article in this blog series introduced the idea that concentration and memory can be influenced by lifestyle habits. In this article, we take a closer look at the influence of diet on brain health. This is an interactive series. If you have a question about how to protect your brain as you age, [...]

Brain Health Series #3 – Foods for Your Brain2019-08-07T22:15:56+00:00

Brain Health Series #2 – The 3 Most Toxic Foods for Your Brain


Welcome to the second article in our summer-long series about brain health. In this series, we walk through Dr. G's 4 prong approach to protecting your brain as you age. Today, we discuss the top foods to avoid. For an overview of the 4 prongs, download our guide below.In functional medicine, the first step in [...]

Brain Health Series #2 – The 3 Most Toxic Foods for Your Brain2019-08-08T17:50:33+00:00

Safe Summer Grilling


The transition from spring into summer means one thing: it’s grill time! Firing up the grill is a great way to bring family and friends together, and the taste of a grilled steak or juicy burger is hard to beat. But there is a lot of confusion about the health effects of grilled meats. Grilled [...]

Safe Summer Grilling2019-08-08T17:50:43+00:00

Intermittent Fasting


Updated: Apr 26,2019 Intermittent fasting is gaining popularity in fitness and health circles as the latest dietary trend. Intermittent fasting refers to alternating times of fasting with times of feasting. Intermittent fasting protocols can be grouped into 3 categories: Alternate-Day Fasting. These protocols designate 1-3 days per week (or every other day) to fast. Non-fasting [...]

Intermittent Fasting2019-08-08T17:52:49+00:00