11 Must Have Foods For Optimal Gut Health

By Wally Taylor, MD of Forum Health Austin Suffering with poor gut health? If you’re experiencing bloating, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, fatigue, gas, weight gain, insomnia or acne, it may be a sign that your gut health is unbalanced.   And the health of your gut determines what nutrients are absorbed and what toxins, allergens, and […]

Gut Health: You Are What You Eat

By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas Food Sensitivities or an Unhealthy Gut Can Wreak Havoc on Health This month, we have been focusing on “eating the rainbow.” Eating foods of all colors – red, yellow, green, orange, etc., provides the nutritional sustenance and foundation for a healthy gut microbiome, and each has their role […]

Building and Maintaining a Healthy Body at Mid-Life

By Jane Kennedy, CFNP, MN, MPH of Forum Health Santa Rosa One thing that all of us want is to be in good health with plenty of vitality! At mid-life, when hormonal changes usually emerge, we have this wonderful opportunity to re-evaluate how we are doing and to make changes to course-correct and keep that […]

How Proper Nutrition Can Reduce Inflammation and Help Your Body Heal

By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas If you’ve lived for any length of time, you know the phrase, “You are what you eat.” But you may not realize just how true this phrase is: What you eat has everything to do with how well your body operates — or doesn’t. Mark Hyman, M.D., the esteemed functional medicine […]

Gut Health and Skin Health: How Improving One Can Help Improve the Other!

By Staff of Forum Health Las Colinas Skin health is vital. After all, when you look at your skin, it can seem miraculous. This living organism can be cut, beaten, bruised — and heal itself! But like any other part of the human body, what happens within can affect the skin. And that can result in skin […]

5 Reasons to Make Sure Your Diet is Rich in Fiber

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto All this talk about nutrients and you most likely never think about fiber. For most people, it’s natural to focus on calories, especially when you’re planning to shed some weight or build lean muscle, and on macronutrients to ensure proper dietary balance in your menu. But fiber is your […]

The Importance of Gut Health for Beauty and Wellbeing

One of the pillars of functional medicine is that we look at our health as a holistic network of intricate factors, not just isolated health issues or symptoms and consequences. Functional medicine recognizes that the individual aspects of your health as well as the relationships between them play different roles in how we look and […]

The Rundown on Antibiotics and Gut Health – Striking that Fine Balance

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto Ever since the pandemic started, more people have flocked to their physicians in the attempt to spot early signs of a viral infection, and of course, get the right treatment to prevent severe symptoms from setting in. This might be a noble goal, especially if you’re a parent and you […]

Gut Health and Celiac Disease – Treatment and Prevention Through the Microbiome

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto You’ve likely noticed an uptick in gluten-free items on store shelves, restaurant menus and diet plans offered by nutritionists everywhere. Primarily, the gluten-free take on eating serves one particular group of people: those who suffer from Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which your gut cannot process gluten properly. […]

Food and Gut Health – How Your Nutrition Affects Your Gut Microbiome

By Staff of Forum Health Modesto Did you know that you’re sharing your body with many different microorganisms, among which you’ll find bacteria of all sorts? Most of them are located in your digestive tract, they make up your gut microbiome, and their primary roles are to help your body absorb the nutrients from food, prevent […]