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January 10, 2020

De-Stress Your Life – Easy Lifestyle Ideas

HAPPY NEW YEARS dear reader! We’re at the start of a bright new year and […]
January 9, 2020

Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Patterns for Longevity

Last November I had the pleasure of being ‘guest nutritionist’ at Lynn Ogyzlo’s FOOD 101 […]
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

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

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

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...