elaying the Degenerative Diseases of Aging

“The future of healthcare will be focused on, not anti-aging research, but genomic protection with lifestyle medicine”  Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D. Have you ever noticed that some people look young for their age?  Have you seen people that look much older than they actually are?  Why is that?  Are there internal mechanisms in the body that promote accelerated aging?  If so, can we influence these mechanisms through our diet and lifestyle choices or are they genetically determined?  Researchers are now studying …

Bridging Lifestyle Medicine and Systems Biology

San Jose Functional Medicine specializes in Functional Medicine, an emerging science-based medicine that approaches the body from a ‘systems biology’ perspective. The focus is on identifying the key physiologic mechanisms in the body that result in the patient’s signs and symptoms and directing the treatment towards these underlying mechanisms with science-based nutritional (ie: herbal or botanical) substances. This is accomplished through extensive laboratory testing, and various health assessment questionnaires. Our friendly and caring office staff takes care of all the …

We offer research-based therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) and detox programs

FirstLine Therapy® is a comprehensive therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to weight gain and metabolic abnormalities, including elevated blood sugar (pre-diabetes and diabetes) and lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) abnormalities. TLC is recommended by leading health organizations such as the National Institute Health, the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association as an initial health intervention before resorting to the use of pharmaceutical intervention. See the “FirstLine Therapy” tab for more detailed information on this unique …

Why Choose our Detox Program?

It is science-based. It supports BOTH Phase I and Phase II activities by providing key ingredients such as L-glutathione, N-acetylcysteine, taurine, sodium sulfate, and catechins from green tea. If needed, alkalizing factors such as potassium citrate can be included to enhance toxin excretion. It provides rice protein, a low-allergy-potential source of protein. It is clinically tested. It has a proven track record with over 15 years of clinical use worldwide. It is backed by published research that shows it helps …