Mold, Mast Cells, and Gut Health

Unraveling the Connection: Mold, Mast Cells, and Gut Health

In medical school, we learned about the body by breaking it down into each system. Everything is neatly categorized into distinct compartments. While this certainly makes sense from an academic standpoint, the truth is, the body is much more complex than that. The body’s systems are intricately and inextricably interconnected – it’s impossible to truly…


Sucralose: Can This Sweetener Really Cause Leaky Gut and Even Damage DNA?

Artificial sweeteners have become commonplace in our country. Sit down at any local restaurant and you’re all but guaranteed to see little yellow, blue, and pink artificial sweetener packets right alongside the sugar. Or stroll down the baking aisle in the grocery store and you’re bound to see a slew of “sugar-free” or “low-sugar” sweet…

Lab Tests

15 Essential Lab Tests Everyone Should Consider by the Time They’re 30

What comes to mind when you think of ways to be proactive about your health? If things like a healthy diet, exercise, and getting plenty of sleep pop into your head, you’re certainly not wrong.  But there’s one often overlooked step that, as a Functional Medicine Doctor, I always recommend as one of the most…

Give the Gift of Wellness this Season: Dr. Jill’s Personal Picks for 2022!

The holidays are right around the corner. And you’re probably mulling over what to get your loved ones and what to put on your own wish list. Well, I’ve got you covered – here are my favorite healthy gifts and ideas to help you give the gift of wellness this holiday season.