Managing Inflammation Through the Holidays diet holidays inflammation Nov 23, 2021

Your inflammation is generally not the result of one issue. It's the compilation of several issues that takes you over an inflammation threshold.

In this video, Dr. Thoma and Jennifer discuss some of the inflammation causes that may be more prevalent during the busy holiday season. They also...

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Is Your Low Cholesterol Making You Unhealthy? cholesterol diet Oct 26, 2021

It has been a trend in the health care industry to continually lower cholesterol levels, primarily using statin drugs. Unfortunately, studies are now revealing that cholesterol levels can be too low, and may begin to cause other conditions, or generally increase the mortality of individuals.

In...

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Assimilation: Monitoring What Goes Into Your Body assimilation diet Aug 17, 2021

The first root, in the PuraWell 5 Roots of Health, is Assimilation.

Assimilation is all about what goes into your body. But, that doesn't just mean food. Our bodies take in other elements throughout our day that may also have an impact on our wellness or health symptoms.

In this video, Dr....

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Documenting Your Health diet issues retrospective health journal symptoms Aug 03, 2021

Seeing into the daily activities, food choices, and symptoms of patients is one of the most effective ways for a doctor to understand the patients symptoms, and to get to the root cause of the problem.

At PuraWell, we use a Retrospective Health Journal to do this.  In this video, Dr. Thoma...

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Breakfast breakfast diet Jul 14, 2021

Dr. Thoma shares the breakfast routine for his family is this live video.

Dr. Thoma is a functional medicine physician in Chesterfield Missouri.  His specialty is helping individuals identify the root cause of their health concerns. 

Together with his wife, Jennifer, they own PuraWell....

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Why Does Diet Matter More Now? big 6 diet elimination diet gut health May 18, 2021

If you've ever wondered why your diet is impacting your health more nowadays, than it was when you were younger, Dr. Thoma has an explanation for you.

In this video Dr. Thoma shares more about the gut brain connection, how food and crops have changed over time, and how this impacts your health...

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Meal Planning Time Lapse diet meal plan Apr 26, 2021

This video is a quick time lapse of the weekly meal prep done by Dr. Thoma and Jennifer...this video will give you a small glimpse into how planning and preparation can help you accomplish your wellness goals.

Dr. Thoma is a functional medicine physician in Chesterfield Missouri.  His...

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Wondering if You Should Try an Elimination Diet? diet elimination diet Jan 26, 2021

I have a number of patients that come in to me having digestive issues...they're having weight gain, they don't feel good, and we began to talk about doing elimination diets.

Many of you have heard me talk about eliminating the big six, particularly, how well you'll feel if you do, and how to...

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Let's talk about eliminating the Big 6. big 6 diet elimination diet food sensitivities Jan 05, 2021

A lot of times individuals come into my office and they asked me about diet, nutrition, and what they can do to change their health for the better. One of the things that we do is talk about eliminating the Big 6.

The Big 6 are wheat, corn, soy, dairy, sugar, and peanuts.

Individuals will say,...

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4 Reasons You Might Be Struggling to Lose Weight calories diet food sensitivities inflammation sleep stress Dec 29, 2020

I want to talk to you about reasons why you may be struggling to lose weight.

There are four big reasons why individuals struggle lose weight.

The first one is, they're eating too many hidden calories and are getting too many calories in their diet.  

They may know that they are supposed to...

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You Can't Outrun a Poor Diet diet health vitamins Oct 26, 2020

Dr. Thoma here to talk to you about vegetables.

I know, all the time, I'm talking about water, water, water, water.  That's really the number one thing you can do for your health. The number two thing that you can do for your health is to eat vegetables.

I keep running into...

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Not All Salt Is Created Equal diet electrolytes salt Sep 21, 2020

On location at the Great Salt Lake, Dr. Thoma shares his thoughts on the importance of getting the right type of salt in your diet.

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