Blood sugar matters | Functional Nutrition Lab

Blood sugar matters

Blood sugar imbalances are often thought of as being an issue for diabetics, or maybe those with non-diabetic hypoglycemia, but blood sugar is generally not highlighted as being a cornerstone of care for other health concerns. As you know if you’ve been reading my articles lately (or if you’re a Full Body Systems student or…


Functional Nutrition Tool: Candida Questionnaire | Functional Nutrition Lab

Functional Nutrition Tool: Candida Questionnaire

Lately I’ve been diving deep into what I call the Non-Negotiable Trifecta. This Trifecta is composed of the 3 top universal Non-Negotiables of care — sleep, poop, and blood sugar balance. This Non-Negotiable Trifecta is where to start with every client, no matter their signs, symptoms or diagnosis, because each of these 3 areas is…


No carb, low carb, night carbs… what’s the deal? | Functional Nutrition Lab

No carb, low carb, night carbs… what’s the deal?

Discovering how to detect a client’s Non-Negotiables is one of my favorite topics. The Non-Negotiables involve what we call Mediators in Functional Medicine. They’re the things that we know (or can determine) make us feel better or worse. Things like avoiding gluten, or peanuts, or garlic to sidestep digestive distress, or observing a set bedtime…