Mental Health

The most powerful way to change your brain chemistry is through FOOD—because that’s where brain chemicals come from in the first place!

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We often hear that drinking red wine could ward off dementia and heart disease. But what is the scientific foundation beneath these recommendations?

Ketogenic diets can have profound effects on mental health. Learn how with these videos, podcasts, and professional services resources.

Low-carb diets have tremendous potential in the prevention and management of psychiatric disorders. Discover how low-carb and keto diets can benefit your mental health.

The metabolic similarities underlying Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease offer hope for lifestyle interventions as potential treatment and prevention.

Low Carb Indonesia, the first low-carb conference in Asia, was a groundbreaking event that provided education and celebration of a low-carbohydrate lifestyle.

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.

Is it depression or bipolar disorder? Researchers may have found a test that could help detect who will develop bipolar disorder later in life.

A new study claims a low-protein, high-carb diet may help ward off dementia, despite a growing body of clinical evidence suggesting that low-carb diets can be helpful for brain problems.

In this post, I offer ten strategies that medical practitioners should consider in order to better meet the emotional and health needs of their obese patients.

How can we move beyond our prejudices and approach obesity from a more respectful and productive perspective?

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.

Don't drink the Kool-Aid: Your daily fruit smoothie could be working against your brain.

New science is emerging that offers a more hopeful path for people with Alzheimer’s disease. A new study explores whether ketone supplements and low-carb diets could help.

Thinking about trying a low-carb diet to improve your mental health? If you are currently taking any psychiatric medications, make sure you read this article first!

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.

The truth about antioxidant-rich plant extracts and supplements is that they simply do not work. The most powerful way to boost your free-radical fighting power is to harness your body’s own natural antioxidants.

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 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?

Read the inspirational stories of how two people with severe mood and psychotic symptoms used the ketogenic diet to achieve long overdue relief that even the strongest medications could not provide.

Where do you find the highest concentration of cholesterol in your body? In your brain—because it needs cholesterol to function properly. What does that mean for people choosing cholesterol-free vegan diets or who take statins to lower their cholesterol levels?

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?