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Wild Rice Wellness Functional Medicine Blog

Welcome to the Wild Rice Wellness Functional Medicine Blog where, every week, I will be posting content and articles related to health and wellness using the latest evidence in Function and Integrative Medicine. Medicine is an ever evolving field and I strive to keep current with the latest in the literature which I plan to share here with you! If there is a topic you want to know more about feel free to send an e-mail ([email protected]) and I’ll be sure to add it to the my Functional Medicine Blog topics! To learn more about Wild Rice Wellness visit our FAQ page for more! One of my favorite resources for the latest evidenced-based medicine, where I completed my Functional Medicine training, is the Institute for Functional Medicine, click here to learn more. 

Continuous Glucose Monitoring What is all the buzz about continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)? Continuous glucose monitoring or CGM is making headlines and for good reason. This tiny little piece of technology is revolutionizing our approach to hormonal and metabolic wellness. It is an amazing tool to personalize your nutrition and patterns of...

Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity:    Integrating Modern Therapies for Optimal Metabolic Health & Hormone Balance In the quest for a longer, healthier life and the secrets of longevity, the pivotal roles of metabolic health and hormone balance cannot be overstated.  As a medical professional, I aim to educate my patients on the profound...

Holistic Winter SkincareWell it is officially winter here in Colorado and with the recent sub-zero temperatures, I've had to kick up my holistic winter skincare regimen a bit! Surviving winter's harsh embrace requires a skincare arsenal. Skincare Starts from WithinWhile topical skincare is what most people think of when they...

 Navigating PCOS: Understanding the Link with Metabolic DysfunctionPCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is something I am seeing more and more of in my practice so today we will discuss navigating PCOS and the many facets that go beyond the conventional approach of birth control and metformin. PCOS is a complex condition...

Micronutrient TestingNourishing from Within: The Crucial Role of Micronutrient Testing and Micronutrients in Overall HealthWhy should we care about micronutrient testing? In the pursuit of optimal health, the significance of proper nutrition cannot be overstated. However, it's not just about the quantity of food we consume but also the quality...

Reset your gut this New Year! Looking for a gut reset this New Year? The holiday season is a joyous time filled with festivities, delicious indulgences, and moments of celebration. However, the aftermath of holiday feasting can sometimes leave our bodies feeling a bit out of balance. One powerful way to...

Healthy Habits In 2024, let's skip the restricting and dieting and focus on creating lasting health habits that will help to create optimal, lifelong health. As you may know, I am passionate about bringing health and wellness content to the masses. I believe health doesn’t have to be complicated and that...

New Year Health GoalsAre you planning any New Year health goals?  Let's talk about setting SMART goals that not only stick but also contribute to your overall wellness. The power of Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound goals can transform your resolutions into lasting habits. Let's embark on a wellness...

Mindful Holiday EatingAs we step into the festive season, let's dive into the art of mindful holiday eating. Discover how this approach not only keeps stress hormones at bay but also helps you avoid those unwanted holiday pounds. Let's feast on the joy of the season while being kind to...