Fat

Why natural whole fats like lard are healthy and unnatural refined fats like soybean oil are not.

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DHA—an essential omega-3 fatty acid—is critically important for brain development and function... but is only found in animal foods.

A candid conversation with the tragically misunderstood and oft-feared omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid. Learn the needs this nutrient fills and how to ensure you get enough of it.

My critique of the EAT-Lancet report reveals that their arguments for the planetary shift to a plant-based diet are inconsistent, unscientific, and downplay the serious risks to life and health posed by vegan diets.

The Lancet Public Health journal published a study warning that low-carb diets can cause early death. Do these diets, which make so many people healthier, really simultaneously hasten their demise?

A study claims that kids who eat a diet high in saturated fats may develop poor stress coping skills and signs of PTSD. Let’s have fun getting to the bottom of this and other anti-fat studies.

We have a global mental health crisis on our hands. In this presentation, I argue that there are ingredients within popular modern diets that place the brain at high risk for failure.

Since the latest release of the US Dietary Guidelines, a debate has raged about the scientific rigor used to generate nutrition policy. What can be done to restore the public's faith in this process?

How’s this for a resolution? Resolve to improve your mood, concentration, and energy, lower your stress, rebalance your hormones, and reduce your risk for dementia and other chronic diseases—all within six weeks.

Psychiatric disorders like depression, bipolar disorder and psychosis are strongly tied to inflammation. Did you know there are two dietary changes you can make that will naturally reduce inflammation?

Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.

How can you maximize your intake of brain-healthy omega-3s from food alone, without supplements? Find out which foods are secretly sabotaging your best efforts to balance your brain chemistry.

We’ve all heard that omega-3s are essential to brain health. But how much do you actually know about that expensive supplement you (try to remember to) take every day? Do you really need it? Are you taking the correct dose? Did you buy the best kind?

A groundbreaking new RCT—the SMILES Trial—demonstrates for the first time that people with depression can improve their mood by eating a healthier diet.

Discover why you don't need to worry about the results of the new mouse study that links high-fat diets with diabetes and depression.

Mainstream nutrition advice instructs us to avoid meat and opt instead for a plant-based diet. But how healthy were Eskimos and other people around the world who ate all-meat diets?

The two key brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) in ADHD are dopamine and norepinephrine. Protein and fat play a critical role in their regulation. Can we rebalance our brain chemistry with our diet?

People are often told that bipolar disorders are the result of a “chemical imbalance” that must be corrected with medications . . . but what causes this chemical imbalance? 

Isn’t it interesting how we are told that dairy products are vital to our health and well-being, yet we shouldn’t eat them in their natural, unprocessed form because that would be dangerous to our health?

Fascinating facts about cholesterol—what it is, where it comes from, what it does in the body, and how it is connected to heart disease.