About Dr. Emily

Hi! I am Dr. Emily Franklin, a Holistic Doctor. 

I use Integrative Medicine – combining traditional, natural medicine (food, herbs & lifestyle) with modern lab testing and supplements – to help people transform their health.

I have been treating patients for 25+ years, guiding people on a healing journey to reverse and prevent the most common chronic diseases that plague so many of us in today’s modern world, so they can stop suffering and (re)gain their vitality and quality of life.

Are you ready to truly, deeply heal and have abundant energy, vitality and wellness?

My mission – and what I have been doing for the past two decades plus – is to make holistic healthcare as accessible, do-able, and effective as possible, and help as many people as possible feel way better than they ever thought possible.

Some of the many conditions that I have helped people vastly improve and often completely heal from include: 

  • Metabolic Disorders: Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes & Prediabetes (& Hypoglycemia), Hypertension, Overweight & Obesity, High Cholesterol
  • Autoimmune Diseases: Hashimoto’s, Graves Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease, Lupus
  • Compromised Immunity: Allergies, Frequent Colds, Chronic Infections
  • Impaired Digestion: Pain, Diarrhea, Constipation, Leaky Gut, Food Sensitivities, IBS, IBD, Crohns
  • Imbalanced Hormones: PMS, Endometriosis, Infertility, Amenorrhea, PCOS, Peri/Menopause
  • Brain & Energy Disorders: Low/Fluctuating Energy, Fatigue, Brain Fog, Forgetfulness, Impaired Concentration
  • Mood Issues: Low Mood/Sensitivity, Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Elevated Stress, Irritability
  • Toxin Overload: Mold, Heavy Metals, POPs, etc.
Dr. Emily

The Goal

My overarching goal is to make healthcare more natural, more root-cause-treatment based (instead of symptom suppressing), and – most importantly – more deeply effective, without unnecessary and harmful drugs and surgeries.

One of the keys to achieving this important and lofty goal is to bring a re-education, a re-learning – for all of us – of what is true and accurate about how and what we should eat, for optimal health.

    And here’s the thing. Just about everything we’ve been told for the past 50 years about how and what to eat was wrong.

    • Grains are health-promoting? Wrong.
    • Eat 5-6 times per day? Wrong.
    • Avoid saturated fat? Wrong.
    • Salt is bad for you? Wrong.
    • Consume lots of carbs? Wrong.
    • Vegetable oils are good for you? So wrong.

    If you’re understandably skeptical, look around you – look at where all that bad advice has gotten us – most people now are fat, tired, unwell, and stressed out, with shortened healthspans and compromised quality of life.

    What is normal now – vs. 50 years ago – is chronic disease, not good health, and nowhere near optimal, vibrant health. We – the human race – have deteriorated noticeably over the past 5 decades. We have lost a large amount of our collective vitality and resilience, and it’s getting worse every year. I see this every day in my clinic, and I see it every day out on the world.

    That is not the way it should be!

    True partner in health!

    The Sunflower Wellness Center is truly one-stop shopping for all your health care needs. Dr. Emily’s gentle care includes a holistic approach with lifestyle and nutritional analysis, and a careful consideration of all factors that could influence your condition. Having Dr. Emily as your health care practitioner is having a true partner in health. – M.R.

    So, What Do We Do?

    Embracing the tremendous healing power of truly healthy foods is the first and most crucial step in reclaiming your full potential of health, vitality and wellness. That means focusing on foods that are:

    What I have seen, treating patients day in and day out for 25+ years, is that we each have within us so much potential and ability to be so much healthier and more vital than we even imagine is possible, enjoying:

    • more energy
    • less pain & greater flexibility
    • better body composition (aka ideal weight – less body fat, better muscle tone & stronger bones)
    • sharper mental function
    • positive mood
    • strong immunity
    • great digestion
    • deep, restful sleep
    • more balanced hormones
    • and so much more.

    Doesn’t that sound great?

    How do you get there?

    First, by taking a big leap of faith into a new (old) way of thinking about what healthy food really is (and isn’t), and what a healthy lifestyle is (and isn’t). It means being willing to let go of a lot of old notions that have not been serving your optimal health, and embracing the challenge of making some really big, lifelong changes, in order to claim your full potential, now and for the rest of your life.

    And I’m here to help guide you on the path to taking that leap of faith, letting go of the old, and embracing the new!

    Here’s some possible next steps for you, when you’re ready:

    Next Steps

    If you are looking to vastly improve your health, these are the steps that I recommend and help guide my patients through for making a significant and lasting improvement to their health, so they can more fully enjoy the years ahead!

    dr emilys roadmap to optimal health

    You can begin to take steps on this journey right now, by using the many resources I've provided here on my website:

    And if you'd like to dive into some one-on-one work with me, great! Let's talk! You can set up a free Discovery Call with me so we can chat about your health concerns and your goals, and see if we're a good fit. 😊 

    Got Questions?

    "A caregiver who cares"

    Dr. Emily has been helping me get control of my high blood sugar through diet, herbs and acupuncture - giving me back a sense of control and healing rather than simply treating a condition with pharmaceuticals. I highly recommend her if you want to take charge of getting better rather than just taking pills. - J.R.

    Are You Ready?

    What we will do together is walk down a new path, and I will guide you on this path, helping you find your way to a new, better you. I have walked this path beside so many people before you – I know the way well, and I can’t wait to share it with you! 😊

    Whatever you are struggling with, health-wise, a foundational shift in what you eat, coupled with lifestyle improvements and the judicious use of natural medicines, and the removal of as many harmful substances and influences as possible, can make an enormous difference, for now and for the years ahead.