Fourteen years ago, my understanding of nutrition was heavily influenced by marketing strategies trendy at the time. If you had asked me what I was craving when I was pregnant with my son, my answer would have been McD’s (#2 on the menu) and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. In order to be healthier at McDonald’s, I would choose blue Powerade. I figured if my body was craving something, then I should give it what it wanted.McDonald’s, I would choose blue Powerade. My understanding of nutrition was heavily influenced by marketing strategies trendy at the time. I figured if my body was craving something, then I should give it what it wanted.
We are Eric & Ashley, a husband and wife team that is passionate about good food and good health. We believe the less time you have to worry about your health, the more time you get to enjoy this adventure called life. At Stepping Stone Health, we focus our efforts on helping you create healthier lifestyle choices over merely managing symptoms.
With functional medicine, Eric Djenge, MD gets to the root cause of your disease. He spends time with you learning about your health history, habits and health concerns. After reviewing your information, he creates an individualized treatment plan that addresses your chief complaints.
As your health coach, Ashley Parsons, INHC, helps you gradually introduce healthy eating habits, exercise, and stress management techniques. She hopes to reduce confusion around nutrition and increase confidence in your lifestyle choices. Ultimately, they both want to support you on your unique path to healthier living.