Andrea Nakayama's Field Guide to Functional Nutrition | Multifactorial

Multifactorial

Listen to this post instead! When we consider a term like rootcause, it’s important to understand that, in most cases, it’s more likely about causes (plural) rather than cause (singular). As we adopt a clinically Functional perspective in our approach to addressing the more complex cases that we’re experiencing in increasing numbers in healthcare—and we…


Terrain | Andrea Nakayama's Field Guide to Functional Nutrition

Terrain

Listen to this post instead! The first tenet to practicing Functionally is to address the root cause (or, as I like to say, the ‘root causes’—as most conditions these days are multi-factorial). This means that as clinicians we’re not chasing symptoms. We’re not playing “whack a mole.” And we’re not getting prescriptive based on a…


the spice that helps digest your Thanksgiving dinner

Listen to this post instead! Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for a lot of us that means more food and more family than usual. And let’s be honest, both of those can be a lot to digest! Luckily I have just the remedy… what’s in my spice cupboard (to aid digestion) today? it’s…