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Functional Medicine Foundation – Soil for the Soul

Functional medicine continues to gain traction as an evolving science.  Those of us that have been working in this field for numerous years appreciate the transition that some doctors are making to benefit their patients.  It is refreshing to see this upsurge in interest in an approach to patient care that centers on good nutrition and lifestyle habits.  And who wins?  The patient.  This is one of the most rewarding things I routinely get to experience.  The pleasure of seeing a patient succeed and point their life on a different trajectory.

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What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

Some call it nutritional care.  Those that have experienced its benefit label it wellness.  And let’s not forget the skeptics, who still relegate it to the arena of alternative medicine.  However, the official title for identifying the needs of the body and restoring them is called Functional Medicine.  The term itself has not become mainstream, though its use has been present for nearly two decades.  Not a household phrase just yet, strong indicators and trends suggest that it soon will be.  So, what is functional medicine?  Let’s dive deeper.

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