Below are selected handouts provided by the Institute for Functional Medicine. These can be printed and used for your individualized food and exercise plans.


General Dietary Information

Functional Nutrition Fundamentals – Eating Your Way to Better Heath

Eating a Balanced Diet

Food Sources of Dietary Fiber

Food Sources of Essential Fatty Acids

Dietary Sources of Arachadonic Acid Cascade (Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids)

Micronutrients – Minerals

Micronutrients – Vitamins

Cooking to Preserve Nutrients


Nutrition and Gut Health

Five R Framework for Gut Restoration

Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods

Eating For Your Microbiome


Calculating Basal Metabolic Rate and Caloric Needs

Selecting the Appropriate Caloric Range (should be reviewed with physician)


Cardiometabolic Food Plan 

Cardiometabolic Food-Plan – Comprehensive-Guide

Cardiometabolic Food Plan – Weekly Planner and Recipes

Cardiometabolic Food Plan_1200-1400 Calories Checklist

Cardiometabolic Food Plan_1400-1800 Calories Checklist

Cardiometabolic Food Plan_1800-2200_Calories Checklist

Flexible Exchanges for Specific Food Categories


Core Food Plan

Core Food Plan – Comprehensive Guide

Core Food Plan – Weekly Planner and Recipes

Core Food Plan_1200-1400 Calories Checklist

Core Food Plan_1400-1800 Calories Checklist

Core Food Plan_Vegetarian

Flexible Exchanges for Specific Food Categories


Elimination Diet Food Plan

Elimination Diet – Comprehensive Guide

Elimination Diet – Weekly Planner and Recipes

Elimination Diet – Food Plan



Phytonutrient Spectrum – Comprehensive Guide

Phytonutrient Spectrum Checklist

Micronutrients – Phytonutrients

PhytonutrientSpectrum – Rainbow Recipes



A Guide to Eating Gluten-Free


Exercise and Nutrition Journals

Exercise Goals and Tracking Journal

Exercise History Questionnaire

Diet, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Journal – 3 day