Fructose Alters Gut Microbiota and Worsens Colitis

Diet remains an important part of disease prevention and management, and a new study suggests that consumption of fructose may worsen intestinal inflammation common to inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Led by David Montrose, PhD, of the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, the study is currently published earlyRead

Omegas and Dietary Patterns for Immune Support

We commonly evaluate food and macronutrients based on their ability to supply the necessary fuel for our bodies to operate, as such, we classify them as: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. However, we must also consider food based on its healing power and role in optimal health, which goes beyond basicRead

Rapid, Non-Invasive Liver Exam at Point of Care Improves Patient Outcomes

By Scott Howell, D.O., MPH&TM, CPE, Advisor to Echosens Physician practices providing integrative medicine (IM) understand the value of healing-oriented medicine that treats the whole person, including all aspects of patient lifestyles. The emphasis of the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient is informed by evidence and utilizes every appropriate therapy to meetRead

New CME Course: Physician and Health Professional Well-Being from American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine announced a new CME- and CE-accredited five-hour course, “Physician and Health Professional Well-Being,” designed to support health professionals in achieving and sustaining a total healthy lifestyle and engaging in mindfulness and positive psychology activities. The self-care approaches as discussed in the course, in combinationRead