Food For Thought - Dr. Beth's Blog

Functional medicine doctors, such as Dr. Beth Bartlett, share information about food, recipes, critical imbalances (such as inflammation), and lifestyles to empower their patients with practical tools for better health. These topics align with the principles of functional medicine, which emphasize uncovering the root causes of health issues and the importance of preventing and managing chronic diseases.

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Why Check Vitamin D Levels?

One element my holistic approach to healthcare is to check vitamin D levels.

Heal Your Body With Functional Medicine

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Berberine: A Powerful Supplement in Functional Medicine

What is Berberine? And how is it used as a supplement in functional medicine?

4 Travel Nutrition Tips

Why worry about nutrition when traveling?

Histamine Imbalance, Anti-Histamines, and Inflammation … What You Need to Know

Do you have problems with hay fever or seasonal allergies and your anti-histamine just isn’t cutting it? Learn about histamine imbalances…

Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad

Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)1/2 cup diced [...]

April Open House

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I thought I was just puffy. But I’m NOT puffy … now

When puffy means inflammation. Watch/read this testimonial.

What is Chronic Inflammation?

Learn about the difference between healthy acute inflammation and unhealthy chronic inflammation… and how to deal with it.

Benefits of the SHAPE ReClaimed Program

The SHAPE ReClaimed program is a great weight loss strategy, a fantastic way to reduce chronic inflammation, & much more! Benefits include…

What Is An OAT Test and How Can It Help Me?

The OAT Test is a nutritional and metabolic assessment of your overall health…

Adding Mushrooms to your Thanksgiving Menu

There are many different reasons for adding mushrooms to your Thanksgiving Day menu! Get some recipes and learn about a great mushroom extract supplement.

Dr. Beth Interview by Michelle McCoy on Inflammation, Hormones and much more!

Dr. Beth Bartlett special guest podcast interview on Inflammation. They […]

Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Friday August 26th



Gas and bloating

Summer is filled with vacations & cookouts which can lead to an increase in gut-related symptoms, particularly gas and bloating.

Arjuna Intrinsic

Dietary Supplement

“Orange you glad you asked”? About Vitamin C?

Are you getting enough Vitamin C? Do you have signs of vitamin C deficiency? Find out about some food sources of Vitamin C

Asura Brain

Dietary Supplement

The ins-and-outs of Water

You are made up of mostly water! Do you understand what that means?

We’re Moving

Beginning May 1, 2022, we are moving to a new location


Dietary Supplement

Insulin Resistance

Have you heard the term, insulin resistance before? Insulin resistance has […]

Glutamine Complex PLG-U Powder

Glutamine powder

Urinalysis – Just How Important Is Checking The Urine? VERY!!!

A urinalysis is a urine sample test we use regularly in Functional Medicine and while monitoring detox and dieting with SHAPE Reclaimed.

Intermittent Fasting

What is all the rage behind Intermittent Fasting (IF)? Intermittent […]

Why Do I like Physica Energetics products?

Physica Energetics and Holistic Health In my 20 years of […]

Celery, Cucumber, Green Apple and Dill Salad

Celery, Cucumber, Green Apple and Dill Salad 8-10 stalks Celery [...]

Winter Fruit Kale Salad

Winter Fruit Kale Salad 5 cups kale (stems removed and [...]

Pickle Slaw

Pickle Slaw 1 bunch Napa cabbage (chopped)1/4 cup pickle juice1 [...]

Winter – A Time to Turn Inward

Ah, winter – that time of year when it feels […]

Virtual Appointment – Connecting with Dr. Beth from the comfort of your own home

A virtual appointment is tremendously helpful for situations like: Reviewing […]

Curried Pumpkin Soup


Cookware Choices

As we are in a season of preparing and consuming […]

Fall and Chinese Medicine: The Shift of Seasons

Fall is my favorite season of the year!  The sound […]

Fall Winter Healthcare Needs

Top 3 vitamin/supplement recommendations for fall and winter holistic healthcare […]

Vitamin D – Do You Have What You Need?!?

It is always best to have your Vitamin D level assessed and then modify your dosage accordingly. What are your Vitamin D levels?

Brain Boosters and Reducing Brain Inflammation

Declining memory is NOT a normal part of aging!  There are many things you can do now to prevent or reverse brain inflammation

A little ‘Food for the Brain’

Phytonutrients and Flavonols are food for the brain. Part 2 on brain health.

Phyto Cal-Mag with Boron

Dietary Supplement

Adrenal LF

Dietary Supplement

Brain Health

Brain Health Series PART 1: Hypothalamus and Pituitary, Neurotransmitters, Acetylcholine, Dopamine, GABA, and Serotonin

5-HTP Liposome Spray

Dietary Supplement

Inflammation Is Part Of The Body’s Natural Defense System

Inflammation causes many chronic diseases. How is it part of our body’s natural defense system?

Signs of Inflammation

Signs of Inflammation video.

Are your teeth killing you?  Or do you have KILLER teeth?

Did you know that the health of your teeth and mouth has a strong impact and correlation to what is going on in your body?

Flu Milieu for Influenza Immune Drainage & Tonification

Are you looking for a way to rid your body of unwanted toxins?  Interested in supporting and tonifying your immune system?  Then, look no further, than Flu Milieu.

How well is your methylation (detoxification) cycle working? Any why you should care…

If your methylation cycle doesn’t work, the immune system malfunctions, […]

Re-invent your lunchbox!

Re-invent your lunchbox for back-to-school time!


Quercetin is a flavonoid found in fruits and vegetables. 

The 411 on the CBC

Have you ever been told your bloodwork is ‘normal’, but you still don’t feel good?  Or, you know something isn’t right?

The Benefits of Braggs Nutritional Yeast

Bragg’s Nutritional Yeast is packed with B vitamins, protein and is also a great source of fiber…

Sandwich Rounds

Sandwich Rounds 4 oz goat cheese (softened)4 Tbsp arrowroot powder2 [...]

Toolkit for health this winter!

Remember…..sambucus is for mucus!

Beef and Broccoli


Hamburger and Veggie Surprise

Hamburger (cooked on the grill) and cabbage surprise ( 1 […]

Zucchini Lasagna

A.lternatives for the ground beef are ground turkey or chicken […]

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms 2 handfuls fresh spinach1/2 cup cottage cheese1/2 [...]

Zoodles and Meatballs

Zoodles and Meatballs 1 lb Grass fed ground beef1/2 jar [...]

Garlic Parmesan-less Zucchini Chips

Garlic Parmesan-less Zucchini Chips Grissini Breadsticksgarlic powderdried basildried oreganocayenne peppernutritional [...]

Veggie Soup

Veggie Soup Recipe 1/2 cabbage (chopped)1 large can diced tomatoes [...]

Veggie Dip

Veggie Dip 3/4 cup Greek plain yogurt2-3 Tbsp chopped parsley1 [...]

Turkey Sandwich

Romaine, Applegate Farms Turkey Breast, Sliced Tomato and some mustard. […]

Turkey Frittata Muffins

Turkey Frittata Muffins 1/2 lb Prepared ground turkeyBroccoli or asparagusRed [...]

Tuna Cakes

Tuna Cakes Tuna Mixture2 6 oz cans drained white albacore [...]

Steak and Mushrooms

Sliced beef sauteed in Bragg’s aminos with ground black pepper. […]

Chicken and Tomato Salad

Yummy weeknight meal…..before you leave for work in the morning, […]

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip 2 cloves garlic1 tsp black pepper2 tsp [...]

Asian Shrimp and Chicken Stir Fry

Similar to beef and broccoli, I added bean sprouts, mushrooms, […]

Shrimp and Spinach

Yummy shrimp with sautéed spinach, garlic and onions. Delish!

Roasted Radishes

Roasted Radishes 1 bag radishes (trimmed and halved)1 tsp onion [...]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Small amount of raw coconut oil melted Mix in sliced […]

Portobello Mushroom Caps

Portobello Mushroom Caps 4 mushroom caps1 cup broth (I make [...]

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms 2 large packages "Crimini" Baby Bella mushrooms1/2 bag [...]

Rotisserie Chicken Instant Pot

Rotisserie Chicken Instant Pot Whole Roasted Chicken1 whole chicken (innards [...]

Ice Cream Treat

Ice Cream Treat 4 cups frozen strawberries1/2 cup plain low-fat [...]

Hamburger Helper

Hamburger Helper 1 lb ground beefPacific brand organic (low-sodium chicken [...]

Strawberry Water

Strawberry Water 1 liter water1 cup strawberries1/2 Tbsp cinnamon1 lime [...]

Chicken Tacos

Chicken Tacos Romaine lettuceMuir Glen salsa2 % greek yogurt (plain) [...]

Cilantro Lime Riced Cauliflower

Cilantro Lime Riced Cauliflower 3 cups riced cauliflower (fresh)1 lime [...]

Wow Chicken Salad

Wow Chicken Salad 2 chicken breasts (cooked and shredded. I [...]

Clementine Chicken Salad

Clementine Chicken Salad SpinachClementines1 pint RaspberriesChicken Vinaigrette: blend a pint [...]

Cheesy Beef Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Beef Zucchini Boats 1 lb. Grass fed ground beef2 [...]

Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup 6 cups 1-inch cauliflower florets (from 1-1/2 lb [...]

Cauliflower Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza 1 bag bag riced cauliflower1 egg1/2 tsp dried [...]


My lunch today....yummy burger with some spinach artichoke dip and [...]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip 2 can Chicken Breast (be sure it [...]

Blueberry Muffins

Author: Rechell Doyle 1/3 cup ground flax seed3 eggs1/4 cup [...]

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp Strawberries (sliced)BlackberriesBlueberriesRaspberries1/2 cup xylitol1 tbs arrowroot powder16 Pecan [...]

Apple Pie Cheesecake Dip

Apple Pie Cheesecake Dip 2 cups low-fat cottage cheese1 cup [...]

Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce 1 cup riced cauliflower1/2 cup cottage cheese1 tbs [...]

Vitamin D – The #1 immune system support!

Vitamin D is known to play a support role in almost every major…

Why The Face?

Dr. Beth Bartlett reviews this book about facial diagnosis in a video.


Panfakes Single Serving Recipe Panfakes is a great low-carb breakfast [...]

MOOD ReClaimed

Learn about MOOD Balance from Shape ReClaimed

What is IP? Intestinal Permeability?

Do you have diarrhea, constipation, gas, or bloating? You might have IP.


Have you ever walked into your doctor’s office to review […]

Having trouble sleeping?

You may want to consider having your cortisol levels tested if you are experiencing trouble sleeping or any of these symptoms…

Tight junctions

Tight junctions are located in the intestines and serve as […]

What is functional medicine and why is it important?

I am really excited to be integrating more of a functional medicine approach into my practice.

Thyroid Function

Complete evaluation of thyroid hormones includes…

Panfakes (Large Batch)

Panfakes Recipe Large Batch Recipe Version Panfakes is a great [...]

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl is a great low-carb recipe. […]