The food you eat directly affects your brain Food is the best medicine. All your cells, bones, signaling molecules, and tissues are built from what you eat. For example, dietary fats are the building blocks of brain tissue and help balance hormones, and muscles are built from protein. Different vitamins and minerals are used to
The Paleo Brain
Evolutionary mismatch. This is the term used in the medical literature to encompass the root cause of most modern ills. We are living a lifestyle – diet, stress level, movement and sunlight deficiency, toxic exposures, pharmaceuticals – that is incompatible with what our genome has evolved, over millions of year, to expect.
I am not out of the woods… yet. I am down to 2.6301mg from 100mg of Haloperidol. And I am not sure what will happen each time I taper. I am a guinea pig of the Medical system, an experiment. And no expert knows how to successfully help me off this stuff, because very
Women have lost touch with their inner wildness. We know it’s gone because we are suffering — dramatically, quietly, alone — but what we may not know is that it’s time to find it, reconnect to it, and own it, to save ourselves and the planet. I sat with 38 year old Uma and I listened
We are in the midst of a thyroid epidemic. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists estimates that 27 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and one woman in eight will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime. What’s worse, up to 60% of people with thyroid dysfunction don’t even know it! As thyroid
By Kelly Brogan “I used to be vegan,” Kristen confessed reflecting on the trajectory she’d traveled since we met. “I remember, before I came in for my consultation, I spent weeks walking in the meat aisle of my neighborhood coop, trying to get comfortable with the idea of buying animal foods. I finally took the