Author Archives: functionalmedicinela

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Chronic Illness and Burnout

Even if you have had your chronic illness for a short period, you have likely already experienced burnout. Burnout comes from the stress and overwhelm of dealing with your condition, whether it is having to constantly focus on doctor’s...

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Relinquishing Control and Gaining Perspective

Our functional medicine Los Angeles doctors endorse using a journal to help with your physical and emotional health; it is a powerful thing, with this one simple tool helping you to gain more clarity in your life. But it can also help with many...

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Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Cake

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 40-45 minutes Cool time: 60 minutes Servings: 8-10 Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour (We used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-free 1-to-1 baking flour) 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2...

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5 Tips for Making Healthy Eating More Flexible

Nutrition is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but it is important that you remain flexible and don’t make your diet too strict. When it is overly restrictive with a long list of rules, it makes it a lot harder to stick to....

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Crispy Onion Pakora

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups thinly sliced onions 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder 3 teaspoons finely chopped cilantro 3 green chilies,...

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How the Keto Diet Can Help with PCOS PART TWO

The primary reason why the keto diet is so effective at helping with PCOS is because it puts you into a dietary regimen that makes it easy for you to avoid foods that might negatively impact your insulin resistance. Sugary foods are a major part...

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