When you take care of your body, your body will respond in like and take care of you!
The following food plans are designed for those who are interested in core principles of healthy eating, health maintenance, disease prevention, and awareness of one's relationship with food. These food plans can be easily changed to suit personal preferences and health needs.
This food plan was created by a team of Functional Medicine physicians and nutrition professionals to help individuals learn to eat a balance of healthy, whole foods that support optimum health.
The Core Food Plan is designed for those who are interested in:
The Elimination Diet prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is a therapeutic, short-term approach followed for a specific amount of time, often used as a first step in:
The Detox Food Plan prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is a therapeutic, clinically-directed metabolic detoxification protocol. The goals of this approach are to:
The Mito Food Plan prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is a therapeutic approach to managing blood sugar levels and reducing inflammation in order to support healthy mitochondrial function. This plan:
The ReNew Food Plan prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is a therapeutic, short-term approach followed for a specific amount of time, often used as a first step in:
The Cardio Food Plan prescribed by a Functional Medicine practitioner is appropriate for use as a long-term lifestyle plan. This plan is designed for individuals with:
What is the keto diet? This is a low-carb diet that takes an entirely different approach to weight loss and health improvements. It changes the very “fuel source” that the body uses to stay energized: namely, from burning glucose (or sugar) to dietary fat. The keto diet recipes and the keto diet food list include high-fat, low-carb foods.
Making that switch will place your body in a state of “ketosis,” when your body becomes a fat burner rather than a sugar burner. Fortunately, if you’re new to this type of eating plan, a keto diet for beginners, or keto basics, is surprising simple to follow.
The paleo diet is designed to resemble what human hunter-gatherer ancestors ate thousands of years ago. Although it's impossible to know exactly what human ancestors ate in different parts of the world, researchers believe their diets consisted of whole foods. By following a whole food-based diet and leading physically active lives, hunter-gathers presumable had much lower rates of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
In fact, several studies suggest that this diet can lead to significant weight loss (without calorie counting) and major improvements in health.
The Whole30 is specifically designed to address any long-standing, unhealthy psychological and emotional relationships with food, helping you break free of cravings and bad habits. According to the founders of the Whole30, Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig, The Whole30 eliminates nutrient-poor, calorie-dense, low-satiety foods that promote overconsumption—the stuff that once you start eating, you just can’t stop.
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