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Cruciferous Vegetables: Phytonutrient Powerhouse

What are cruciferous vegetables? Plant foods of the Brassica family like kale and Brussels sprouts provide health benefits like supporting the...

Article • October 30, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Welcome to the Endocannabidiome

Carl Germano, CNS, CDN, talks about the endocannabinoid system, its receptors, and its ligands.

Video • April 9, 2019 • 49:06 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Global Analysis Finds 11 Million Deaths Linked to Poor Diet in 2017

It’s not the unhealthy food we’re eating that’s killing us, it’s the healthy food we’re not eating.

Article • April 9, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Inflammation and the Omega-3 Index | Episode 58

Dan Johnston, MD, MPH, talks about the broader issues of stress and inflammation, as well as the role played by omega-3 fatty acids.

Podcast • April 9, 2019 • 22:28 min BookmarkBookmark

Managing Inflammation with Omega-3 Fatty Acids | Episode 57

Andrew Heyman, MD, describes the importance of lipids in the body on the cellular level, on the subcellular level, and on the organ system level.

Podcast • April 9, 2019 • 22:43 min BookmarkBookmark

Cannabinoid Receptors: From Omegas to Phytonutrients

Slavko Komarnytsky, PhD, reviews the endocannabinoid system and its role in human health.

Video • April 9, 2019 • 31:35 min watch BookmarkBookmark

System Biology in Functional Medicine: An Opportunity to Manage Stress Related Disorders

Dr. Jay Lombard discusses managing underlying inflammation in the context of stress and anxiety.

Video • April 9, 2019 • 1:01:04 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Live at IHS 2019: State of the Nutrition Supplement Industry with Tom Aarts | Episode 56

Tom Aarts discusses transparency in the supplement industry, a $43 billion industry accelerated by practitioners as a trusted source by patients.

Podcast • April 5, 2019 • 39:16 min BookmarkBookmark

Insights on Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, Nutrition, and Epigenetics

Jennifer Stagg, ND, establishes how phytonutrients affect epigenetics, oxidative stress and the inflammatory response.

Video • April 4, 2019 • 44:44 min watch BookmarkBookmark

What to Expect During a Metabolic Detox

Toxin exposure is unavoidable, but humans have a natural metabolic response in place to eliminate toxins. Metabolic detox programs support this...

Article • April 4, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Bitter Perception Affects Vegetable Consumption

Individuals whose genetic code is written to perceive certain plant compounds as particularly bitter are less likely to eat vegetables....

Article • November 15, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Beyond Fingerprints: An Argument for the Personalized Health Revolution

There is a great need for individualized approaches to health, wellness, nutrition, and medical treatments. According to a study published...

Article • November 11, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Circadian Homeostasis

Combining Timing with Nutrition to Create Improved States of Physical, Mental, and Emotional Wellness A clock’s primary mover is the...

Article • November 11, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Cruciferous Vegetables: Phytonutrient Powerhouse

What are cruciferous vegetables? Plant foods of the Brassica family like kale and Brussels sprouts provide health benefits like supporting the...

Article • October 30, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Nutrient and Phytonutrient Gaps in the Diet

What Are Phytonutrients? Phytonutrients are natural, plant-derived compounds that support life and offer protection – innately in plants but for...

Article • October 2, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Agricultural Policies and the Impact on Plant-based Eating in the U.S.

The Farm Bill The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 – AKA the “Farm Bill” – was signed into law on...

Article • October 2, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Promise of Metabolic Correction

Biochemistry is an ever-evolving science that reveals insight into how the body works. It describes intricate human physiology and suggests...

Article • September 17, 2019 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Your Body is Eating Itself, and That’s a Good Thing: The Restorative Powers of Autophagy

Extreme hunger: when calories go down and output goes up, the pounds fly off. Some dieticians celebrate “starvation mode” as...

Article • September 16, 2019 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Take a Deep Breath: The ‘Coherence State’ and its Effects on Wholistic Wellness

A quick thought experiment: if asked to point to the body, where would most people point? Most people would poke...

Article • September 16, 2019 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Polyphenols, Metabolic Syndrome, and Glucose Management

Health benefits associated with consuming plants are in part thanks to phytonutrients like polyphenols, structurally diverse compounds associated...

Article • August 26, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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The Whole Food Advantage: System of Care to Address the American Health Challenge

John Troup, PhD, describes the “Great American Dietary Experiment” that has led to chronic disease states and challenges experienced by...

Video • July 8, 2019 • 11:29 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Managing Stress and Resolving the Inflammatory Response

Carina Kern, PhD, shares the basics and recent clinical insights about inflammation: why it matters and why a systems approach...

Video • July 8, 2019 • 18:14 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Role of Hormones

Erika Schwartz, MD, founder and medical director of Evolved Science, discusses the role of hormones in aging and addressing stress....

Video • June 26, 2019 • 5:31 min watch BookmarkBookmark

The Endocannabinoid System: Part 2 – Breaking the Cycle of Chronic Inflammation

CB2 receptors are present on cells throughout the immune system and are involved in resolving inflammation. Your immune system often...

Video • June 24, 2019 • 2:00 min watch BookmarkBookmark

The Endocannabinoid System – Part 1

What is the endocannabinoid system and how does it work? The endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a body-wide signaling network...

Video • June 24, 2019 • 1:45 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Managing Stress with Whole Food Magnesium

We are stressed. About money, work, family, the news. Hopefully you have helpful stress management techniques like meditation and exercise,...

Video • June 24, 2019 • 2:10 min watch BookmarkBookmark

The Nervous System and Inflammation

Christopher Bump, DC, MS, DCBCN, IFMCP, explores neuroinflammation in the chiropractive practice from a nutritional and metabolic perspective. Topics...

Video • June 10, 2019 • 52:26 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Brain Health, the Omega-3 Index, and the Western Diet

BrainSpan Founder and CEO Dan Johnston, MD, MPH, discusses the history of human civilization in the context of human health...

Video • June 10, 2019 • 33:54 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Practical Applications of Nutrient Support for Military Personnel – Part 1

Kate Burks, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, discusses concussion in military personnel, nutrients like omega-3s and vitamin D, musculoskeletal injury,...

Video • June 10, 2019 • 28:09 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Practical Applications of Nutrient Support for Military Personnel – Part 2

Laurel Wentz, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN, discusses nutrition status in military personnel, including nutrition and immune modulation, traumatic brain...

Video • June 10, 2019 • 20:05 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Evidence Based Approaches to Enhance Naturopathic Care: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 94

Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH, is the Director of Research, National University of Natural Medicine. He joined us for this episode...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 14:22 min BookmarkBookmark

Insights on Digestive Health and IBD: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 93

Malcolm Kendall is the co-founder and CEO of Microbiome Insights Inc. in Vancouver, Canada, and he joined us for this...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 21:23 min BookmarkBookmark

Supporting the Training of the Next Generation of Naturopathic Physicians: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 92

This episode of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series was recorded live at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) 2019 annual...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 13:00 min BookmarkBookmark

The Science of Instructional Design: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 91

David Draper, MS, is an instructional designer and expert in professional curriculum development. Draper develops the WholisticMatters Continuing...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 9:41 min BookmarkBookmark

How to Start a Detox Program with Patients: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 90

Carrie Jones, ND, is naturopathic physician specializing in functional medicine, women’s health, and hormones. In this episode of the...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 23:43 min BookmarkBookmark

Genetic Diagnostics in Naturopathic Care: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 89

Richard Boles, MD, is the Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for NeuroNeeds, which is based in Connecticut. Dr. Boles also...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 15:23 min BookmarkBookmark

Joe Pizzorno, ND: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 88

This episode of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series was recorded live at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) annual...

Podcast • September 3, 2019 • 6:21 min BookmarkBookmark

Building Better Chiropractic Practices: Live at FCA’s The National | Episode 87

Recorded live at the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) annual event The National in Orlando, Florida, WholisticMatters Podcast Series is...

Podcast • September 1, 2019 • 19:16 min BookmarkBookmark

Justin Green, PhD: Live at AANP 2019 | Episode 86

This episode of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series was recorded live at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) annual...

Podcast • August 31, 2019 • 18:02 min BookmarkBookmark

The Chiropractic Advantage: Live at FCA 2019 | Episode 85

This episode of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series was recorded live at the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) annual event The National...

Podcast • August 31, 2019 • 18:25 min BookmarkBookmark

CardioMetabolic Health 101

This PDF covers four major topics in cardiometabolic health: liver health and understanding healthy lipid levels metabolic syndrome and factors...

Download • October 23, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Neuroplasticity Part II with Ryan Lazarus, DC, MSc, CNS

Ryan Lazarus, DC, MSc, CNS, presents neuroplasticity, reviewing the various conditions associated with neuroplasticity as well as brain-derived...

Download • August 20, 2019 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Neuroplasticity Part I with Ryan Lazarus, DC, MSc, CNS

Ryan Lazarus, DC, MSc, CNS, presents neuroplasticity, defining the concept and reviewing its history. Lazarus compares and contrasts functional...

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Endocannabinoid System: Activation, Omega-3s, and Key Functions

What are the major components of the endocannabinoid system (ECS)? How do omega-3 fatty acids and the ECS act synergistically?...

Download • August 19, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Full Hemp Oil Profile

What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana? Between hemp oil and seed oil? Between hemp and CBD? This helpful infographic...

Download • August 19, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Fruits and Vegetables

As part of the WholisticMatters Color of Food series, this booklet presents the top 20 fruits and top 20 vegetables...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 10 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Top Crops and Phytoactives

13 crops. Multiple phyoactives. Endless colors. The WholisticMatters Color of Food series takes you through some of the most nutrient-...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Phytonutrients, Health Benefits, and Color

What phytonutrients are associated with specific colors and health benefits? From flavones to chlorophyll, this downloadable handout explains...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Crops and Phytoactives

From beetroot to Brussels sprouts, this downloadable poster provides an overview of the crops featured in the WholisticMatters Color of...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Essential Omega Fatty Acids

Essential fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6 are key components of a healthy diet. This series of infographics serves...

Download • July 25, 2019 • 4 mins min read BookmarkBookmark

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