Interview: Dr. Patrick Hanaway, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice

Patrick Hanaway MD, is the director of medical education for the Institute for Functional Medicine and its 2014 conference, which was held May 29-31, 2014, in San Francisco. A primary focus of the conference was “recognition that food in its elemental forms is the best medicine.” In this interview, Hanaway says, “One might say the art of connecting to the individual through the therapeutic relationship is the art of working with food and nutrition.” See the slideshow for an excerpt of the interview or click on the button in the post for the full text.

Nutritional Factors and Management of Autism

  by Balasubramanian Santhanam, MD; Barry Kendler, PhD, FACN  Abstract Autism is thought to have a multifactorial etiology that includes hereditary and environmental triggers accompanied by gastrointestinal disorders, such as chronic duodenitis, gastritis, reflux esophagitis, intestinal lymphoid dysplasia, dysbiosis, excessive intestinal permeability, and yeast over- growth. Food sensitivity, especially to

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Changing Landscape of Nutrition and Dietetics: Specialty for Integrative and Functional Medicine

Traditional jobs in clinical nutrition where registered dietitians (RDs) serve inpatients in hospitals are yielding to growing opportunities in other practice settings as educators, clinicians, and nutritional genomics specialists…