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August 1, 2016
Mediterranean-Style Diet for a Happier, Bigger Brain

Mediterranean-Style Diet for a Happier, Bigger Brain

While no single food can promise better mood or mental sharpness into old age, specific dietary patterns might just help to shape our cognitive and psychological well-being. Over the past five years, evidence from animal and human studies has been pointing to the importance of a Mediterranean-style diet for prevention of depression and anxiety.[1] Now we have proof - via MRI scans - that a Mediterranean-style diet helps to prevent brain shrinkage as well.
March 29, 2013
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Creating Healthy Minds in Children: Nutritional and Environmental Factors

On Wednesday March 20th, Rebecca and I attended the first of a series of talks on wonderful lectures - organized by the International Schizophrenia Foundation (ISF), www.orthomed.org – are based on over 40 years of research and clinical practice into orthomolecular approaches for mental health and wellness.
March 8, 2013
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Put a Spring in your Step with a 5-Day Foods-Based Spring Cleanse

Spring is just the ideal time to let in light and let go of old diet and self-defeating habits.Instead of a crazy fast or expensive ‘packaged’ cleanse, why not try detoxifying with real, living, nutrient dense foods?
February 26, 2013
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Cooking is a Revolutionary Act – Dr Mark Hyman M.D.

The cure for what ails us — both in our bodies and in our nation — can be found in the kitchen. It is a place to rebuild community and connection, strengthen bonds with family and friends, teach life-giving skills to our children, enrich and nourish our bodies and our souls. Yet, in the twenty-first century, our kitchens have been hijacked...
February 26, 2013
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Reversing Diabesity is a Collective Effort

Diabesity is the number one killer of the 21st century. Today one in 2 people in America have either Type II diabetes or pre-diabetes.. and almost one in 4 children have prediabetes or type II diabetes.
December 4, 2012
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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Depression: What is it, is it safe, and does it work?

A new, non-invasive treatment for depressed individuals is garnering much interest... even though it has been around for almost 15 years. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), is a non-invasive procedure which uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the parts of the brain associated with mood control and depression.