Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds

Nutrient-poor, hard to digest, and loaded with lectins and anti-nutrients—these are the riskiest foods a human can eat—especially if refined.

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EAT-Lancet's Plant-Based Planet: 10 Things You Need to Know

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.

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Which Diet Is Healthiest for the Brain?

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.

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Changes to Dietary Guidelines Needed to Preserve Our Sanity

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?

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Top Ten Tips for a Healthier Brain in 2018

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.

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The Vegan Brain

Do vegetarian and vegan diets contain the micronutrients our brains need to function properly? What are the most important potential brain nutrient deficiencies that ALL plant-eaters need to be aware of?

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Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health

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.

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Constipation and Ketogenic Diets

Some people experience constipation on low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets and worry that it is due to a lack of fiber. If you are one of them, take heart! Fiber is not the answer! What is? Read on…

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Foods that Cause Hypothyroidism

Learn how certain foods interfere with thyroid hormone production and how dietary changes can improve your symptoms.

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7 Tips for Restless Legs Syndrome

Dancing in the dark? Your diet may be causing your restless legs syndrome. Here are seven specific recommendations for how to treat RLS without medications.

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The 5 Most Common Constipation Culprits

Constipation can cause significant inconvenience, discomfort, and even disability for some individuals, but can usually be alleviated by knowing which foods are gumming up the works.

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Refined Carbohydrates List

What makes a carbohydrate refined and at what point of refinement does it become unhealthy? Refined carbohydrates are forms of sugars and starches that are not found as is in nature.

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