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Personal Evidence by Andrea Nakayama | Holistic Nutrition Lab

It’s been over 15 years since my husband Isamu died. Fifteen years… I can remember that morning like it was yesterday. An ending. A beginning. A point in time so clear and finite for each of us — unlike most triggers in our health histories. One thing I learned, through Isamu’s illness and death, in…


Functional Medicine: science or quackery?

Functional Medicine: science or quackery? | Functional Nutrition Lab

I’m always surprised when I discover that some people think Functional Medicine is quackery. They may say there aren’t enough studies to back it up, that the evidence for its efficacy just isn’t there, or that it doesn’t have any sort of board certification. Yet I beg to differ. And history has my back! Functional…


what’s missing from most nutrition education

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

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…