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Integrating Functional Nutrition Into Your Practice

This module discusses implementing the fundamentals of functional nutrition in a systematic manner within a health care environment.

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Addressing Homeostasis and Its Role in Healing Mechanisms

This course provides insight in the Mitochondria Metabolism. You will learn how nutrition plays a vital role in the multidisciplinary...

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Implementing Nutrition Strategies with Rehab Patients

This module provides an introduction to minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients.

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Why Nutrition is Important to Supporting Good Health

This module includes a review of the Immune System, highlights the various immune triggers of a pro-inflammatory state, concepts of...

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Fundamentals of Functional Nutrition 1: Overview

This module includes an introduction to nutrigenomics, epigenetics, and a detailed review of macronutrients.

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Fundamentals of Functional Nutrition 2: Minerals and Vitamins

This module provides an introduction to minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients.

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Phytonutrients & the Functional Nutrition Operating System (FNOS)

This module discusses implementing the fundamentals of functional nutrition in a systematic manner within a health care environment.

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Energy – Mitochondria Metabolism

This course provides insight in the Mitochondria Metabolism. You will learn how nutrition plays a vital role in the multidisciplinary...

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Defend and Repair – Immune Health – Inflammation

This modules includes a review of the Immune System, highlights the various immune triggers of a pro-inflammatory state, concepts of...

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Biotransformation – Detoxification & Elimination

This course reviews the concepts of Detoxification, Phase 1 Biotransformation, Phase II Conjugation and Elimination. Topics include the various...

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Detox vs. Cleanse vs. Purification

Understanding detox vs. cleanse vs. purification and selecting the right “reset” program for the right patient can be difficult with...

Article • January 16, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Proactive Nutrition and Canine Developmental Orthopedic Disease

Managing a dog’s health certainly includes preventive care with regular veterinary visits, but understanding the role of “proactive nutrition”...

Article • January 4, 2021 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

It is the time of year where new memories are created around lasting holiday traditions. Thankfully, holiday traditions and memories...

Article • December 23, 2020 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Sleep Health: Solving Insomnia

Sleep is just as essential for survival as the human need for food and water. Just as the quality of...

Article • December 19, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Pets and the Gut Microbiome

An explosion of research seeks to understand the complex ecosystem within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of both humans and their...

Article • December 7, 2020 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Effects of Stress on the Immune System

Homeostasis is the state of maintaining one’s internal environment to be constant in the face of a changing environment.1 Stress...

Article • November 18, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Volatile Oils in Herbs for the Winter

It’s hard to find anything as comforting as enjoying a warm cup of tea on a chilly winter’s day, and...

Article • November 7, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Joint Health for Pets: Nutrition, Weight Management, and Joint Support Supplements

Osteoarthritis is a common issue for joint health for pets that can be derived from weight management issues, genetic predispositions,...

Article • November 2, 2020 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

Barley Grass for Inflammatory Balance

Many people are familiar with barley, an important cereal crop grown around the world. But many may not be as...

Article • October 31, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Physical Activity, Stress, and Gut Health

Exercise and gut conditions have long been connected, and an estimated 20 to 50 percent of athletes suffer from gastrointestinal...

Article • October 24, 2020 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Stress Management with Magnesium & Ashwagandha

Stress is a normal, constant part of most people’s lives, and supporting the body with the right nutrition can help...

Video • January 2, 2021 • 1:26 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Suppressing vs. Supporting Inflammation

Inflammation is a normal physiological process, and it is part of the immune response to protect the body from injury,...

Video • November 14, 2020 • 1:20 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Immunity is often challenged by the invasion of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other pathogens. This requires the resources of the...

Video • October 17, 2020 • 1:25 min watch 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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A Brief History of Plants and How to Improve Plant Genetics (Without GMOs)

In the second episode of Plant Power, the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, our topic is plant genetics...

Podcast • January 20, 2021 • 40:26 min BookmarkBookmark

Defining the Advantage of the Whole Food Matrix

In the first episode of the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, our topic is the whole food matrix....

Podcast • January 13, 2021 • 44:37 min BookmarkBookmark

Ashwagandha: A Nervous System Tonic

In this episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood joins our host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to talk about Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)....

Podcast • January 8, 2021 • 32:30 min BookmarkBookmark

Plant Power: A New Podcast | Trailer

On the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, we will be talking with experts about how plants are powerful...

Podcast • January 6, 2021 • 1:50 min BookmarkBookmark

Community Health Programs Making A Difference

In the second episode of the Nutrition Education and Racial Disparities podcast, our guests are Alicia McDaniel, MPH, Rolanda Patrick...

Podcast • January 4, 2021 • 55:27 min BookmarkBookmark

HMOs and 2′-FL with Dr. Lars Bode

In this special episode, co-hosts Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, and Weston Bussler, PhD, talk with Dr. Lars Bode about human...

Podcast • December 16, 2020 • 34:34 min BookmarkBookmark

Delivering the Message of Chiropractic to Communities Where It’s Needed the Most

Welcome to the very first episode of the new monthly podcast series on WholisticMatters: Nutrition Education and Racial Disparities in...

Podcast • December 7, 2020 • 26:10 min BookmarkBookmark

Nutrition Education and Racial Disparities in Health | Podcast Trailer

Introducing a special season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, where the hosts are talking with a diverse group of guests...

Podcast • December 2, 2020 • 1:46 min BookmarkBookmark

Herbs for Healthy Skin

In this episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood returns to the show to talk with host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to...

Podcast • November 6, 2020 • 35:17 min BookmarkBookmark

Herbs and Premenstrual Syndrome

In this episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood returns to the show to talk with host Sara Le Brun Blashka, MS,...

Podcast • October 2, 2020 • 32:39 min BookmarkBookmark

Herbs in Pediatrics

Utilizing herbal medicine for children can be safe with the proper dosing, good clinical judgement, and the supervision of a...

Download • October 20, 2020 • 5 min read 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...

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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

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