The Coffee Query

Dr. Maia Love MD, FRCPC, RYT, IHEMFunctional Medicine, Nutrition

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  Coffee. Good for you, or bad for you, or somewhere in between? Briefly, research studies show that coffee reduces inflammation, stabilizes blood sugar, and protects the lining of blood vessels; however, this is in … Read More

What is Dr. Riskin Reading?

Dr. Ashley Riskin BSc, MD, CCFPFunctional Medicine

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What is Dr. Riskin Reading? By Dr. Riskin – Connect Health Co-Founder and Co-Director. Postmenopausal hormone therapy exceeding ten years may protect from dementia Read the Original Article here Dr. Riskin’s Take: This study looked … Read More

The Future of Medicine – An Integrative Vision

Dr. Lawrence Cheng MD, CCFP(EM), MPHFunctional Medicine

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Medicine is undergoing a major paradigm shift from a reactive, organ-based diagnosis and disease management system to an engaged, proactive, molecular-based systems approach. This is being referred to as “4P Medicine: Personalized, Predictive Preventive, Preventive and … Read More

Healing Mindfully

Dr. Devon Christie MD, CCFP, ABIHMFunctional Medicine, Mind/Body, Stress

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There has been a lot of buzz lately about ‘mindfulness’. I’m sure you’ve heard of it in the media, and information is exploding within the scientific literature too. But what does mindfulness really mean? I … Read More

Detoxification

Dr. Lawrence Cheng MD, CCFP(EM), MPHDetox, Functional Medicine

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There is no separation, really, between us and our environment.  There is no separation between the quality of the air we breathe and the oxygen that flows through our lungs and into every cell of … Read More