Entries by Jesse Lange

The #1 Thing You Can Do to Prevent ALL Disease Now

Everyone wants to know: what is the one thing I should do to optimize my health and prevent disease (at the lowest possible cost)? While there are plenty of legitimate ways to protect your health, the #1 thing you can do to prevent all disease is: optimize your nutrition. The crucial role nutrition plays in […]

Functional Medicine’s Approach to Healing vs. Conventional Medicine

In last week’s post: “Functional Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine: The Assessment”, we looked at the difference between Functional Medicine’s approach to assessing health vs. the conventional medical approach. Today, we’ll look at how Functional Medicine differs from conventional medicine in how it addresses your health concerns. What Happens After the Initial Assessment? In conventional medicine, […]

Functional Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine: The Assessment

One of the biggest questions we get from our members is: “How does Functional Medicine assess my health and address my health concerns differently than conventional medicine?” This is such an important question to address, as the Functional Medicine lifestyle is at the core of kNew Health’s approach to health assessments and individual care. Let’s […]

5 Hacks to Save Money with a High-Deductible Insurance Plan

If you’re like most Americans, you have either been forced into or are reluctantly considering switching to a high-deductible insurance plan. In March’s Evolution of Medicine Functional Forum, our medical director Dr. Jeff Gladd, showed how quickly deductibles were rising. And according to the CDC over 40% of Americans have high-deductible insurance plans (and no […]

Forget Immune-Boosting Remedies and Focus on Gut Health Instead

It seems this time every year we are bombarded with ads for cure-all remedies, promising to help boost immunity and ward off colds and flu this season. These remedies come in the form of supplements, super-foods, over-the-counter medications and the flu shot. However, though many of them can offer a level of preventative benefits, the […]

The 7 Undebatable Laws of Self-Health Creation

One of the most empowering ways to take back control of your health, reduce healthcare costs and prevent costly chronic disease is to participate in your own health creation. What does this mean and what would it look like? It means there are certain undebatable laws or “fundamentals” of health creation you can follow to […]

The ABCs of Getting Healthy While Saving on Healthcare Costs

As outlined in our previous post: “The Top 10 Reasons We All Knew Our Healthcare System Was Broken”, it’s no secret our American healthcare system is in dire straits. Insurance premiums and deductibles are at an all-time high, chronic disease is rampant and the cost of medications are unaffordable for those who need them most. […]

Top 10 Reasons We All Knew the Medical System was Broken

No matter where in the country you live, surely we can all agree that the American medical system is truly broken. At time of writing, millions of Americans are facing their healthcare premiums rising by more than a mortgage payment, with tax penalties for those who can’t afford it. People across the country continue to […]