Tag Archives: Functional Medicine

Boosting Gut Health With Delicious Foods Let’s explore the benefits of resistant starch, highlight some mouthwatering recipes, and share expert insights on how to optimize your gut health. Understanding Resistant Starch Resistant starch refers to a type of starch that resists digestion in the small intestine and reaches the large intestine intact. It acts as a prebiotic, fueling the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and promoting a healthy digestive system. Some benefits of consuming resistant starch include improved insulin sensitivity, increased satiety, enhanced mineral absorption, and reduced risk of colon cancer. Top Foods High in Resistant Starch Delicious Resistant Starch Recipes Nurturing a Healthy Gut Incorporating resistant starch-rich foods into your diet can positively influence gut microbiota, leading to improved overall health. Gradually increase your intake of resistant starch to allow your body to adjust. We also recommend consulting a functional medicine healthcare professional if you have any specific dietary…

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I made this graphic of helpful tips to keep in mind when grocery shopping. Label reading is so important. What we put in our mouths influences so much more than we even know. Fresh is best! Feel free to share.

Mesa Arch Sunrise by Scott Taylor

UPDATE FEB. 16, 2016: THESE VISITS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS BLOG. Join us in Utah, February 17th through the 19th, for two free wellness talks and in-person patient visits with Kristen Brown. ARE YOU THRIVING OR JUST SURVIVING? Learn how Functional Medicine helps people heal and thrive! Are you trying to find the root cause of your health problems, or just plain tired? Kristen Brown, Nurse Practitioner and Medical Director of Altheda Health, shares two free talks about how Functional Medicine combines your detailed health history, guided nutrition, state­-of-­the-­art lab testing, and science-proven methods to help you thrive, not just survive. Kristen will also share quick tips to help you start living a more balanced, healthy life. You are worth it!  No RSVP required but seating is limited to 20 guests. Feb. 17 , 7 – 8 pm Natural Grocers in Bountiful 55 W 500 S, Bountiful, UT 84010 Feb. 18, 7 – 8 pm…

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Kristen Brown, Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner and Founder of Altheda Health

People often ask which medical conditions we treat at Altheda Health. Here is a list of the most common medical conditions we treat…

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Our team at Altheda Health is passionate about Functional Medicine and the quiet revolution it is inspiring for patients, providers, and people around the world. Since every good movement deserves a bumpersticker… here is ours! $2 / Sticker