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A Brief Hiatus

My lovely readers: If you know me at all, you know that I am prone to thinking myself a failure. But I’m trying to move out of that mindset because of the seemingly irreparable damage it does to my wellbeing and to the people around me. 1,237 more words


Nutrigenomics - An Introduction

Michael Arata, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. As a functional medicine practitioner, Michael Arata, MD, develops personalized preventive and treatment plans for a diverse population. 215 more words

Michael Arata MD

Menu of Meals: Week 2 of Our “Clean Slate Diet” Challenge, Plus a Recipe Poll

Dieting is hard. After completing the first week of our “clean slate diet” (where we eliminate gluten, dairy, beef/pork, added sugar, and other allergens like eggs), I honestly feel great. 667 more words

Menu Of Meals

On Physiological Introspection and a “Clean Slate” Six-Week Diet

Happy 2016, beloved readers! With support from my phenomenal therapist, friends, and family, 2015 was a year of intense emotional and mental introspection. It’s been a mess, but the awesome kind – the sort where you throw all the junk from your drawers onto the floor and see all the ridiculous and wonderful things you’ve been holding onto for years. 989 more words


Gut healing protocol

My appointment with the MTHFR specialist went extremely well the other day. I now have a ton of useful information and knowledge that will help me heal my gut and balance my methylation cycles out. 440 more words