Gluten and Depression —A Strong Connection

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani A recent study of non-celiac subjects shows a strong connection between gluten and depression. In conventional literature, only people that have celiac disease are supposed to be sensitive, but we now know you don’t have to.... Read More

Recommended Carbohydrate Intake For Optimal Health

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Do You Know What Your Recommended Carbohydrate Intake Is? Based on my clinical experience as a functional-medicine doctor, carbohydrate recommendations can be different for each person. If you are a healthy, insulin-sensitive CrossFitter, your body may.... Read More

Iodine and Hashimotos… Friend or Foe?

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Iodine and Hashimotos thyroiditis are two very controversial yet very popular areas of discussion in regards to the treatment of hypothyroidism. Most people who hear of someone suffering from low thyroid symptoms will think of iodine.... Read More

Hashimotos and The Gluten Connection

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Hashimoto's disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmunedisease, a disorder in which the immune system turns against the body's own tissues. In people with Hashimoto's, the immune system attacks the thyroid. The thryoid gland is located in.... Read More

Leaky Gut Syndrome and the Autoimmune Disease Connection

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Leaky gut syndrome (gastrointestinal permeability) is a phenomenon that occurs within the intestinal tract where the epithelium tissue's tight junctions open slightly, allowing undigested food particles and potential bacteria (endotoxin) to make its way into the.... Read More

Solutions to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani I see patients every day walking to my clinic with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) symptoms. Have you ever felt your stomach pooch out after eating certain foods? Do you ever feel like you can’t quite digest your.... Read More

5 Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Depression

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani There are millions of people that suffer from anxiety and depression. Natural remedies for anxiety and depression tend to be the last option most people utilize instead of the first! The main solutions available from conventional.... Read More

Is Your High Cholesterol Caused By Hypothyroidism?

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani High cholesterol and Hypothyroidism When thyroid hormone levels are low (hypothyroidism), your body doesn't break down and remove LDL cholesterol as efficiently as usual. LDL cholesterol can then build up in your blood. Even people with.... Read More

Paleo Alcohol: How to Consume Alcohol Safely!

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Is alcohol Paleo? Obviously not! My definition of Paleo is eating foods that are nutrient dense, anti-inflammatory, and low in toxins (independent of macronutrients).  The better question to ask is, how  we can consume alcohol (paleo.... Read More

Paleo Diet: Top 3 Biggest Mistakes

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Have you gone Paleo but still aren't feeling better?  Even when you think you are eating better, subconsciously you may still be making choices that are setting you up for failure. Here are some common mistakes that.... Read More

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