Functional Nutrition Matrix by Andrea Nakayama | Holistic Nutrition Lab

Functional Nutrition Matrix

I find that when I don’t understand how to solve a problem, what helps me most is a framework. When it comes to clinical care, yes, we’d all like the simplicity of protocols, solutions and quick-fixes. But if you’re like me, you’ll find that the band-aid approaches rarely work. (If you think about the 80/20…


The 80/20 rule for nutrition practitioners by functional nutritionist Andrea Nakayama

The 80/20 rule for nutrition practitioners

You’ve likely heard of the ‘80/20 rule’. It’s also called The Pareto principle. It states that for many events, roughly 80% of the results come from 20% of the efforts made. The 80/20 rule is most often cited as an economic principle—80% of your income comes from 20% of your clients. But this principle is…


what IS going on in there? by functional medicine nutritionist Andrea Nakayama

what IS going on in there?

Over the years, I’ve built my practice with a lot of love and passion but with one core principle, a principle that, by now, you know I like to call… what’s going on in there? I quickly realized, as I started down this path of functional nutrition—first personally, with my own efforts to get pregnant,…