May 28, 2016

On 28 May 2016, I coined and defined the terms "edfuscate" and "edfuscation" to denote a type of education (formal information transmittal) that is contaminated with the intent to confuse, generally for the sake of creating some type of dependency, whether that is subj...

May 28, 2016


 Textbooks and video tutorialsInflammation Mastery, 4th Edition contains the updated version of most of the main protocols, bound together in a single volume of nearly 1200 pages. The work is also available as a two-volume set titled Textbook of Clinical Nutrition a...

May 26, 2016

Dr Vasquez: "Headlines and soundbites allow us to select and reinforce the ideas we want to see and hear. Articles provide information; essays provide perspectives and ideas. Textbooks can simply provide organized information, as an assemblage of articles, or --if stru...

May 24, 2016

Summary: Most of the time and effort and money invested in traveling to a conference has nothing to do with learning; we should consider the lack of learning efficiency, or learning inefficiency, and the massive costs in transportation, plus the residual carbon footpri...

May 19, 2016

Poisoning Our Brains with Pesticides: autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia


Quote: "Boston, MA – Toxic chemicals may be triggering the recent increases in neurodevelopmental disabilities among children—such as autism, attention-deficit hyperact...

May 19, 2016

Original CME publication and validation in 2008: Monograph commissioned and accredited for continuing medical education (CME) by the Institute for Functional Medicine, titled "Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies."


Updated in 2011 as "Fibromyalgia in a Nu...

May 19, 2016

Quote: "Case reports have described Parkinson disease in individuals exposed to OPs; to herbicides including glyphosate, paraquat, and diquat; and to fungicides including maneb and other dithiocarbamates. Higher concentrations of organochlorines, particularly dieldrin,...

May 17, 2016

Article being reviewed: Norelle R. Reilly, MD. The Gluten-Free Diet: Recognizing Fact, Fiction, and Fad. Journal of Pediatrics 2016 in press May

Importance: This article was widely distributed in the media via press releases and television coverage; therefore its accura...

May 16, 2016

I was right in 2008 and 2011: In 2008, I published the first (to my knowledge) integrated model of fibromyalgia in a CME monograph commissioned by the Institute for Functional Medicine. In 2011 I created the video immediately below based on the book I had just publishe...

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ICHNFM Publications


International Journal of Human Nutriton and Functional Medicine



IJHNFM 2015 Spring EditionMagazine format, PDF


IJHNFM 2014 Compilation: Magazine format, PDF



Books and Clinical Monographs


  1. Human Microbiome and Dysbiosis in Clinical Disease

  2. Naturopathic Rheumatology and Integrative Inflammology v3.5

  3. Functional Inflammology: Volume 1: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Pain Management for Disorders of Sustained Inflammation

  4. Inflammation and Autoimmune Solutions: Seven Keys of the Updated FINDSEX Protocol: Second Edition in Color

  5. Antiviral Strategies and Immune Nutrition: Against Colds, Flu, Herpes, AIDS, Hepatitis, Ebola, Dengue, and Autoimmunity

  6. Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell: A Safe and Effective Functional Medicine Strategy

  7. Mitochondrial Nutrition and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Primary Care, Second Edition

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