Why Fiber?

Why Fiber?

We all know we need fiber and we know foods that provide dietary fiber such as: fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. For years we’ve read lists of the benefits of a diet high in fiber which include: bowel health, lower cholesterol, help in controlling blood...
Kay Engleson

Kay Engleson

When Kay Engleson first met with Dr. Anderson, she said she was a mess. She had gotten both hips replaced and had shoulder issues so was in pain often. Because of the pain and because Engleson was afraid of her hip popping out again, she wasn’t moving. “Last year I...
Methylation

Methylation

Methylation seems to be the new buzzword in health circles, yet most people have never heard this term before and few understand what it means. Dr. Anderson wants her patients at Thriven Functional Medicine to understand methylation because it plays a more vital role...
Methylation: Jodi’s Story

Methylation: Jodi’s Story

When Jodi Knable first began working with Dr. Loy Anderson she had extreme fatigue and many food sensitivities. “I was close to being officially diagnosed with Meniere’s disease,” she said. “I was barely able to get out of the bed in the morning.” She’d also been...