Is There an Easier Version? I stared out over the sea of beautiful women from all walks of life. It was an intimate gathering in the West Village, and we were there to talk mental health, healing, and transformation. Heather spoke up. She had dabbled with different diets, some supplements, but ultimately, she says, always […]
Co-written with Sayer Ji, Founder, GreenMedInfo.com Paleo-oriented researchers, foodies, and clinicians seek to honor a wisdom in evolution that has been forsaken in the modern food era. The human genome is best expressed under conditions of plentiful macro and micronutrients, an absence of foodborne and manmade toxins, and an acknowledgement of our coevolution and inextricable […]
A new study examines the role, in a population of 400 screened donors, of wheat and milk proteins in triggering of a brain-based immune response. Vojdani et al published their results in Nutrients, describing a significant clustering of immune reactions in these healthy subjects to both wheat and dairy as well as to brain target […]
A recent study contributes to the literature suggesting a bidrectional relationship between schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases. In a Danish cohort, individuals with schizophrenia and infectious exposures (hospitalization), the incidence of autoimmune disease was almost 3x as frequent. Schizophrenia likely shares underlying pathology with autoimmune disorders in the form of acute on chronic inflammation, and […]
A number of European and two American studies have demonstrated a relationship between celiac disease and infertility. In 188 infertile women, 5.9% of those presenting with unexplained infertility had undiagnosed celiac by antibodies. Antibodies tested for celiac screening represent only one type of several gliadin peptides, and transglutaminase enzymes (meaning there are many undiagnosed but […]
After you read this, you’ll want to know more including the how’s and why’s of a gluten-free lifestyle. Don’t miss the world’s first Gluten Free Summit, a FREE, ONLINE event taking place from November 11-17, 2013, that gathers 29 of the world’s experts and opinion leaders to discuss the topics of gluten-related disorders, nutrition and healthy […]
So, what got me so into Functional Medicine? About 9 months after the birth of my first daughter, I was 7.5 months back to work at the hospital and in my private practice. I was long back to my prepregnancy weight and loving motherhood, but I locked myself out of my office on several occasions, and had to, […]
How inflammatory foods can affect your brain and lead to depression and anxiety.