Functional Medicine

Home/Functional Medicine

Watermelon, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

I created this recipe to go with an article I wrote on eating for sunburn prevention.  I wanted to be sure to include fresh summer produce in my recipe.    See the article here:  https://veronicashealthyliving.com/portfolio-items/sunburn-prevention/ The textures of the different fruits blends beautifully in this salad could make a lovely light lunch when served with [...]

By | 2020-07-28T19:22:31+00:00 July 28th, 2020|Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Sun Protection in a Pill

Astaxanthin for Sun Protection How about sunscreen in a pill? Yep!  It’s true! And what if I told you that this incredible food, and can also be found as a supplement can also help with prevention of wrinkles, age spots, freckles and dry skin, as well as reverse the visible signs of aging.  Now I [...]

By | 2020-07-28T15:07:41+00:00 July 28th, 2020|Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Mango Chia Seed Pudding

Mango Chia Seed Pudding Oh the wonders and ease of this little recipe never cease to amaze me!  The sweet tropical goodness of mango mixed with the crunching delight of chia seeds serve up a wallop of nutritional value along with a taste-bud delight.   Mangoes contain well over 20 vitamins and minerals, including a [...]

By | 2020-07-17T16:14:47+00:00 June 12th, 2020|Breakfast, Dessert, Functional Medicine|0 Comments

4th Type of Detox – Food Restrictions – Fasting and Food Elimination

In the last several posts, we have discussed: "What is a Detox?" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/detox-what-is-it/ "Why Should You Detox?"https://veronicashealthyliving.com/why-should-you-detox/ "Four Categories of Detoxes and Cleanses" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/kinds-of-detoxes-and-cleanses/ 1st Type of Cleanse - Liquid Detox or Juice Cleanse" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/1st-type-of-deto…or-juice-fasting/ "2nd Type of Cleanse - Liver Detox" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/2nd-type-of-detox-liver-cleanse/ "3rd Type of Cleanse - Colon Cleanse" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/3rd-type-of-detox-colon-cleanse/ I have even given you several recipes [...]

3rd Type of Detox – Colon Cleanse

In the last several posts, we have discussed: "What is a Detox?" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/detox-what-is-it/ "Why Should You Detox?"https://veronicashealthyliving.com/why-should-you-detox/ "Four Categories of Detoxes and Cleanses" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/kinds-of-detoxes-and-cleanses/ 1st Type of Cleanse - Liquid Detox or Juice Cleanse" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/1st-type-of-deto…or-juice-fasting/ "2nd Type of Cleanse - Liver Detox" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/2nd-type-of-detox-liver-cleanse/ I also gave you several recipes to get your body ready for a detox: [...]

By | 2020-06-25T16:58:12+00:00 June 7th, 2020|Functional Medicine, Health Benefits|0 Comments

1st Type of Detox – Liquid Cleanse or Juice Fasting

In the last several posts, we have discussed: "What is a Detox?" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/detox-what-is-it/ "Why Should You Detox?"https://veronicashealthyliving.com/why-should-you-detox/ I have even given you several recipes to get your body ready for a detox: https://veronicashealthyliving.com/wild-dandelion-b…y-detox-smoothie/ https://veronicashealthyliving.com/super-tasty-deto…kes-a-good-salad/   Liquid or Juice Cleanses Liquid cleanses are when you eliminate all solid foods from your diet for a period of time.  [...]

By | 2020-06-25T16:55:48+00:00 June 7th, 2020|Functional Medicine, Health Benefits, Weight Loss|0 Comments

2nd Type of Detox – Liver Cleanse

In the last several posts, we have discussed: "What is a Detox?" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/detox-what-is-it/ "Why Should You Detox?" https://veronicashealthyliving.com/why-should-you-detox/ I have even given you several recipes to get your body ready for a detox: https://veronicashealthyliving.com/wild-dandelion-b…y-detox-smoothie/ https://veronicashealthyliving.com/super-tasty-deto…kes-a-good-salad/ Liver Detox Liver detoxes or cleanses are the second category of detoxes to be discussed here. There are many liver [...]

By | 2020-06-25T16:57:10+00:00 June 7th, 2020|Functional Medicine, Health Benefits, Inflammation|0 Comments

Artichoke Benefits and How to Cook

Since we have been discussing Liver Detox,  (see article here:  https://veronicashealthyliving.com/2nd-type-of-detox-liver-cleanse/ ) I would like to expound for a bit on this vegetable touted for it's liver cleansing and nourishing properties.  Even though it is a common vegetable, it doesn't seem to get much notice, and therefore scares some people away from cooking and eating [...]

By | 2020-07-17T16:23:40+00:00 June 5th, 2020|Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Kinds of Detoxes and Cleanses

In the last several posts, we have discussed:  "What is a Detox?"https://veronicashealthyliving.com/detox-what-is-it/ "Why Should You Detox?"https://veronicashealthyliving.com/why-should-you-detox/ I also gave you several recipes to get your body ready for a detox: https://veronicashealthyliving.com/wild-dandelion-b…y-detox-smoothie/ https://veronicashealthyliving.com/super-tasty-deto…kes-a-good-salad/ Today, I want to outline the four main types of detoxes,  and briefly describe each one.  Keep posted, as I will give the [...]