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Season 2 Trailer: Building A Healthy Lifestyle

Build a healthy lifestyle with realistic goals rooted in whole food nutrition, sleep and stress management, and regular physical activity...

Podcast • December 20, 2019 • 2:30 min 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

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

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

It is not the unhealthy food we are eating that is killing us, it is the healthy food we are 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

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

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 8, 2019 • 22:43 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

Food, Nutrition, and the Methylation Balancing Act

Methylation has garnered much attention in recent years, especially now that health professionals are beginning to understand the clinical...

Article • September 15, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Addressing Daily Toxin Exposure in Pets

In veterinary medicine practice, toxin exposure in pets is a common challenge. For the most part, toxic exposure is addressed...

Article • September 15, 2020 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

The B Complex: B Vitamins for Energy, DNA Repair, Nerve Conduction, and So Much More

The eight B vitamins affect biological processes through interrelated roles and cooperative functions. Their participation as coenzymes further...

Article • September 12, 2020 • 7 min read BookmarkBookmark

Oxidative Stress and Muscle Function During Exercise

Exercise and heavy training in athletes can increase the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Antioxidants work to neutralize ROS,...

Article • September 5, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Herbs for Stress Management: Supporting Mental & Physical Stamina

Herbs for stress may address the effects of stress as an undeniable factor in many illnesses, and growing evidence now...

Article • August 29, 2020 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark

Energy Metabolism and Physical Activity

Anything that moves needs energy, and the human body is no different. Nutrients consumed in the diet serve as fuel,...

Article • August 22, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Hemp for Pets: Understanding the Endocannabinoid System in Veterinary Medicine

Animals have an endocannabinoid system just like humans do, including cannabinoid receptors, endocannabinoids, and metabolic enzymes from within the...

Article • August 17, 2020 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

What Are the B Vitamins?

The group of B vitamins is comprised of eight, water-soluble vitamins that are essential to cellular health, both catabolic and...

Article • August 15, 2020 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress

As their name implies, antioxidants are a class of molecules with the ability to prevent oxidation. Their action is biologically...

Article • August 8, 2020 • 6 min read BookmarkBookmark

Green Exercise: The Benefits of Outdoor Activity on Mental & Physical Health

For many, fresh air and open spaces have already become a crucial component to well-being, but perhaps more than ever...

Article • August 5, 2020 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Microbiome

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD, explains the importance of probiotics and prebiotics in altering the composition of the gut microbiome. Fiber,...

Video • June 12, 2020 • 3:34 min watch BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Inflammation in Chronic Disease

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD, discusses the increased prevalence of chronic, inflammatory conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease that...

Video • June 11, 2020 • 4:36 min watch BookmarkBookmark

2′-FL as a Binding Decoy: Defense Against Disruptors

2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), is a human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), a distinct group of prebiotic carbohydrates that, when ingested, provide a...

Video • May 19, 2020 • 1:54 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Mindfulness with Meghan Hamrock, MS, MPH

Nutritionist and certified health coach Meghan Hamrock, MS, MPH, leads a discussion on mindfulness. Meghan discusses the importance of everyday...

Video • April 29, 2020 • 10:04 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Patient Support During Detoxification

Every day, the human body is exposed to endogenous and environmental toxins and toxicants. Common toxins and toxicants include heavy...

Video • December 3, 2019 • 47:41 min watch BookmarkBookmark

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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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

Cat’s Claw for Immunity and Recovery

Today we are talking about cat’s claw for immunity and recovery with naturopath and medical herbalist Berris Burgoyne, who joins...

Podcast • September 4, 2020 • 32:01 min BookmarkBookmark

Bitter Herbs for Digestive Health and More

Today we are talking about bitter herbs and their multi-faceted role in health. Host Sara Le Brun Blashka discusses bitter...

Podcast • August 7, 2020 • 42:42 min BookmarkBookmark

Herbs for Stress, Sleep, and Nervous System Health

Today we’re talking with naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood, who guides us through a selection of medicinal herbs that play important...

Podcast • July 3, 2020 • 52:30 min BookmarkBookmark

Applying the Wholistic Approach to Pet Care

This episode featured veterinarian Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ, who has been practicing since 1999. His unique practice combines Western...

Podcast • June 17, 2020 • 48:25 min BookmarkBookmark

Personal and Practical Insights for the Health of the Veterinarian

Sheila Dodson, DVM, CVA, has been a veterinarian over twenty years, and she owns an integrative veterinary practice offering multiple...

Podcast • June 10, 2020 • 20:54 min BookmarkBookmark

Turmeric: Bioavailability, Clinical Applications, and Vast Health Benefits

Today we’re talking with Professor Kerry Bone about one of the most researched herbs in the world in terms of...

Podcast • June 5, 2020 • 51:35 min BookmarkBookmark

Hemp and the Endocannabinoid System for Pets

In the first part of this two-part episode, Slavko Komarnytsky, PhD, answers all of the most commonly asked questions about...

Podcast • June 3, 2020 • 54:33 min BookmarkBookmark

The Nervous System, Pet Rehab, and Veterinary CSI

The Nervous System The nervous system is important for dogs and cats because, like in humans, it “governs the function...

Podcast • May 27, 2020 • 47:05 min BookmarkBookmark

Season 3 Trailer: The Wholistic Approach to Pet Care

Welcome to the third season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, “The Wholistic Approach to Pet Care.” This series guides the...

Podcast • May 20, 2020 • 1 min BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Herbs in Innate Immunity and the Inflammatory Response

Today we’re talking about the innate immune system, the inflammatory response, and the cytokine storm, particularly in the context of...

Podcast • May 1, 2020 • 44:21 min BookmarkBookmark

2′-FL’s Unique Decoy Binding Mechanism

2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), is a human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), a type of prebiotic found in breast milk. 2′-FL has a unique...

Download • July 22, 2020 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Herbal Safety and Breastfeeding

Naturopathic doctor and registered herbalist Marisa Marciano lists common medicinal herbs and their association with safety information pertaining to...

Download • June 13, 2020 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark

Herbal Safety During Pregnancy

Naturopathic doctor and registered herbalist Marisa Marciano lists common medicinal herbs and their association with safety information pertaining to...

Download • April 29, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Know Your Biotics

The billions of microbes that live in the human body are an important component to nutrition and health. The microbes...

Download • March 26, 2020 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Top 10 Chiropractic Health Targets

Out of all health conditions targeted by chiropractors, compiled here are the top ten along with potential underlying imbalances, associated...

Download • November 26, 2019 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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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

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