Summary: The 15-Minute Matrix with functional medicine nutritionist Andrea Nakayama. The podcast that brings you bite-sized insights and lessons on how to use the most important tool in Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. Download this week's matrix: 15minutematrix.com
The birth control pill can wreak havoc on the full body systems. Nobody speaks into the myriad impacts of oral contraception use like Dr. Jolene Brighten, who takes us into a rapid fire discussion in this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.
Sometimes we need to help our patients understand that a ‘yes, and’ approach to managing chronic illness is necessary. (Yes to diet and lifestyle modification And, medical intervention may be necessary.) Eileen speaks to this beautifully. She’s a patient, an advocate and AIP diet guru.
As practitioners in the realm of Functional Medicine and Nutrition, we will all encounter those cases of SIBO that are not so straight-forward — where the treatment does not work or the patient does not respond. Tune-in here to consider some of the mechanisms behind complex SIBO cases.
Flaxseeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and a powerful addition to your client’s and patient’s diets for myriad reasons which we explore in detail in this week’s episode with this hormone-balancing master coach.
Prebiotics selectively stimulate growth and activity of intestinal bacteria in the gut and promote health & wellbeing. They help keep the microflora balanced and discourage the growth of pathogenic organisms. But are they getting enough of your therapeutic attention?
According to Dr. Brogan’s research, clinical and personal experiences, the old story that depression is caused by a deficiency of serotonin, which led to widespread treatments using SSRIs, must be debunked. In this episode, Dr. Brogan addresses the assumptions and reductionist perspectives regarding this often misinterpreted neurohormone.
Glutathione is thought to be “the mother of all antioxidants”. It’s your primary antioxidant according to Dr. Ben Lynch, who takes us into the inside workings of this powerful compound in today’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.
Nobody can talk sulforaphane (with fervor and passion) like my friend and fellow nutritionist, Tom Malterre. Sulforaphane is a chemical compound that increases Phase II enzymes and so much more. As you’ll learn, you can easily encourage your patients to increase their dietary intake. Tune in to find out how!
Community and health... Did you know they’re interconnected? Community is at the center of the practitioner based Functional Forum Meet-Ups around the globe, started by today’s guest, James Maskell. Does community drive patient health outcomes? Listen to today’s episode to find out!
Dr. Heather Zwickey has combed the medical and nutrition literature for foods that have a specific effect on Parkinson’s. She combines this research along with her experience as an immunologist into her work in the Parkinson’s community and shares her wisdom in today’s bite-sized clinical pearl.
What should the doctor order to lower blood pressure, increase NK cell production and manage the body’s cortisol response? It’s the ancient practice of shinrin-yoku, of course. Put on your headphones, get out in the woods and join me and Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein to talk about the many benefits of forest bathing.
In today’s episode I continue my conversation with Dr. Leo Galland regarding microbial myths. Clinical pearls abound as Galland takes us into some key interconnections between inflammation, sleep, food and, you guessed it, the microbiome.
Is “leaky gut” a myth or are we working with some misconceptions about what this condition actually is? Tune-in to today’s episode to find out some of the hidden triggers that lead to intestinal permeability as well as additional microbial misconceptions that may be clouding your clinical results.
Tune in to this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix to hear from environmental toxins expert, Lara Adler, on the foreign chemical compounds that disrupt lipid metabolism and hormone balance, and can often lead to obesity.
Bruce Lipton taught us that the mind is the master controller of the body, that perception and belief can instigate healing. In episode #3 of the 15-Minute Matrix