January 18, 2017 Carrie No comments exist

One of the most widely prescribed or widely used over the counter medications are antacids or proton pump inhibitors (PPI). People take these to relieve the pain and discomfort of heartburn or GERD.   The way antacids or PPI’s work is by reducing your stomach acid which temporarily relieves your symptoms. You probably know by…

January 8, 2017 Carrie No comments exist

Most of you probably know that eating healthy means to eliminate processed foods. We would ideally be eating things that grow in nature. These include almost anything in the produce section and most of the foods in the perimeter of the grocery store.   But let’s really think about what is a processed food?  …

December 28, 2016 Carrie No comments exist

  I am now a Functional Nutritionist.  What is that, you ask?   Functional nutrition is based on the functional medicine model.  This is a new and up-and-coming realm of medicine that is getting a lot of attention these days.  You may have heard that the Cleveland Clinic now has a branch of functional medicine…