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The healthcare system is broken, but the Functional Medicine approach can fix it. Find out more in the articles below, and share your thoughts on our healthcare system.

Help Clients Recover from Lyme Disease with Diet and Nutrition
Lyme disease can be debilitating, but simple dietary changes can help. Find out how, as a dietitian or CNS, you can help your clients with Lyme disease ease their symptoms using a nutritional approach.
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Lyme disease diet and nutrition
12 Time Management Strategies for Your Functional Medicine Practice
Effective time management strategies can help you run your Functional Medicine practice—without running yourself into the ground. Here’s how to find the time to make a big difference in the world without compromising your health.
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Time management strategies
The Power of Listening: Health Coaching in Action
What’s the power of listening in health coaching? It gives clients the gifts of understanding, acceptance, and trust. In this Q&A, we get to the heart of listening and hearing others.
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The power of listening
RHR: The Future of Health Coaching, with Leigh-Ann Webster
As the health coaching profession grows, the need for professional standards and credentials becomes more crucial. The National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has stepped in to set those standards, define what health...
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
What Is a Health Coach?
Health coaches are among the most important healthcare partners for people battling chronic disease. Find out how health coaches help clients set and achieve health goals and build new habits.
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What Is a Health Coach?
How the ADAPT Health Coaching Model Can Help Us Fight Chronic Disease
We all need support to achieve greater health, build new health habits, and change a lifetime of health behaviors—and that’s where health coaching can play an important role.
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health coaching model
Your Quick Guide to Health Coach Job Opportunities
Health coaching is going to play a critical role in the future of medicine—and it’s an exciting, fulfilling career path. Read more about health coach job opportunities.
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health coach job opportunities
Becoming a Health Coach? Here’s What to Look For in a Training Program
If you’ve decided to become a health coach, you’ve got a chance to make a difference in your clients’ lives. Here’s an infographic on what you should look for in a health coach training program.
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Becoming a health coach
Should Health Coaches and Nutritionists Interpret Lab Tests?
One of the most contentious topics in Functional Medicine recently is whether health coaches and nutritionists should interpret lab tests for their clients. Here are my thoughts on the issue.
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Should health coaches and nutritionists interpret lab tests and blood work, including these samples in test tubes?