8 Toxic Seed Oils– What to Know

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 28, 2021 0 Comments

The eight industrial toxic seed oils are Canola, Corn, Cottonseed, Soy, Sunflower, Safflower, Grapeseed, and Rice bran. Industrial seed oils are the highly processed oils extracted from soybeans, corn, rapeseed (canola), cottonseed and sunflower and safflower seeds. After the seeds are gathered, they are heated to extremely high temperatures to oxidize the fatty acids. This creates byproducts that are … Continue Reading


Anxiety and Depression-Brain On Fire?

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 14, 2021 0 Comments

Depression, Anxiety, and other mental disorders have reached epidemic proportions.  In the U.S., the national rate of anxiety in 2019 tripled from 8.1% to 25.5%, and depression almost quadrupled from 6.5% to 24.3%. What is going on? The present paradigm of treating these types of mental disorders lies in balancing the neurotransmitters through pharmaceutical agents … Continue Reading


Coffee-The Pros and Cons

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 7, 2021 0 Comments

– Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., DACBN, MS, CFMP Coffee is considered one of the most beloved beverages in the world. Coffee specialty shops are popping up all over. Go to the Pacific Northwest. Coffee is a religion there. The point is people love coffee and most people can’t start their day without their cup (or … Continue Reading