FUNC YOU UP! covers the best in wellness, nutrition, and functional medicine in twenty minutes or less with hosts, Michelle Miller, Functional Medicine Nutritionist, and Kendra Bova, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner.
Functional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach that engages both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.1 It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, personalized functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual. read less