Air is our most important nutrient. We might become nutritionally deficient of some vitamins or minerals over a course of months to years. But we would still be alive. In the absence of oxygen, we can only live for about six minutes. All life begins with a single breath. I ... Read More about Oxygen as Nutrient: How Yoga Heals With the Breath
To end fatigue, focus on total nutrition. Learn how nutrients drive your metabolism, and why they are important to nourish your vitality. Balanced nutrition is essential to feel well again. Learn to beat fatigue with healthy practices, healthy food, (and maybe a directed supplement or two).
Breathe Deeply: Why Breath Drives All Health
One of the most fundamental steps to all health and wellness is in learning how to breathe, and then actually doing it. It is such a basic practice, and so easily overlooked. Breathing not only allows us to deliver oxygen, our most important nutrient, to our cells. It also ... Read More about Breathe Deeply: Why Breath Drives All Health
Dietary Supplements: Quality Counts!
All dietary supplements are not created equal. What you see here a screenshot from my favorite supplement manufacturer, Thorne labs. I have toured their facility and was impressed by the quality control, cleanliness, and attention to detail. I have also used Thorne products ... Read More about Dietary Supplements: Quality Counts!
Nutrition and Diet: Are They the Same?
Nutrition and diet are a crucial aspect to consider for those suffering from adrenal insufficiency. The recommendations in this post will be sure to help you on your path to recovery. Understanding our relationship with food, calories, and the way that they are taken into our ... Read More about Nutrition and Diet: Are They the Same?
Nutritional Supplements: Benefit or Risk?
My mother is an elderly woman who uses some focused nutritional supplements. I received a distressed call from her recently after she listened to a geriatric specialist describe the “holistic” approach that his clinic was using with their patients. She agreed that a “holistic” ... Read More about Nutritional Supplements: Benefit or Risk?
The Art of Lab Testing
When I saw this post, I almost wanted to scream. This is so wrong on so many levels. If there's an art of lab testing, this is akin to a kindergarten hand-painting. I’m speaking as a Functional Medicine doc who has dedicated himself to this practice for more than a decade, so ... Read More about The Art of Lab Testing
The Importance of the MTHFR Gene Mutation. Why Methylation Matters.
The MTHFR gene mutation is frequently measured in the treatment of fatigue. I have seen quite a few posts relating to it in social media. Here is my perspective as a Functional Medicine practitioner. Hopefully this will add some clarity to this important part of our ... Read More about The Importance of the MTHFR Gene Mutation. Why Methylation Matters.
Corona Virus Prevention: A doctor’s perspective
To watch the video, click the link below! Or just read the transcription here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TVoS_OPzeg&t=7s Corona virus prevention is the first step in staying healthy! Hello and welcome back to my site. My name is Scott Resnick. I am a MD, a ... Read More about Corona Virus Prevention: A doctor’s perspective
Nutrients and Fatigue: Why Size Matters
Proper nutrients will allow you to heal your fatigue, think more clearly, and feel better You may have heard the expression that “size doesn’t matter.” When we hear this, we generally don't think that it applies to nutrients. But when it comes to choosing the right ... Read More about Nutrients and Fatigue: Why Size Matters
Use Nutrition to Beat Fatigue (And Feel Better)
As a population we are all so tired. We all want to feel better, and good nutrition is the first step. I was in a car repair shop the other day, thinking about how nutrition and fatigue were related. Could a poorly functioning body be approached like a poorly functioning ... Read More about Use Nutrition to Beat Fatigue (And Feel Better)