what’s missing from most nutrition education | Functional Nutrition Lab

what’s missing from most nutrition education

During a recent Live Q&A with a group of new Full Body Systems students, I was asked a great question that really got me thinking. The question was: Where’s the nutrition in Full Body Systems? At first I was baffled by the question, because from my lens, the entire program is about nutrition! When we…


Biology behind the quick-fix trap | Functional Nutrition Lab

Why we crave the quick-fix

As you may know, I’ve identified 5 traps that we as dedicated, compassionate practitioners fall into while striving to do our best work. One of the most seductive of these traps is the Quick-Fix Trap. Yeah, that one. This is the trap that has you (and your clients!) pining for the magic bullet. The miracle…


cardamom (and cookies!)

Holidays are often a time of “straying into the bike lane” as I call it. This means eating foods that aren’t generally on my menu, but also will not cause any symptoms that take me away from the gatherings and festivities. “Bike lane” foods are those that I can have sometimes. And, as you can…