I had the pleasure of being interviewed on Five to Thrive/iHeart Radio about how food influence can enhance mood. It was a great conversation! How big of an influence does food have on our mood? Not only find out the answer to that question, find out which diet guest Kelly Brogan, MD, recommends to most
Depression is an impressionistic term that describes a collection of related but distinct mind-body processes. Despite the fact that modern psychiatry offers a one-size-fits-all treatment, research is focused on identifying drivers of different types of depressive syndromes. Thirty six percent of depressive syndromes are considered “atypical depression” which is characterized by features including carb craving, fatigue, bodily
I had the pleasure of being interviewed for Jennifer Fugo’s Gluten Free School podcast where we discussed the relationship between gluten and mental health, with a focus on women. Check it out!
I’m a very visual person. When I meet a patient who presents with complaints of irritability, anxiety, foggy thinking, fatigue, and insomnia, I visualize something that looks like a concert of rising and falling graph lines, and I plot her day to day symptoms on this image. What I find is that the sugar rollercoaster
So much about the Paleo diet makes intuitive sense, given its primary reliance on vegetables, natural fats, and animal protein, but quantification of its effects on the body is always welcome. In a recent randomized cross-over trial of 13 patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers sought to quantify patient’s experience of the diet. Their previous