Diagnosis:Diet Blog

The Number One Tool for Improving Your Health this Year

Is your New Year’s resolution to get healthier? The good news is that no matter what approach you choose, you can use this simple, magical, in-home tool to stay motivated and track your progress in real time.

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New Blood Test Helps Predict (and Prevent?) Bipolar Disorder

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

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The Truth about Low-Protein, High-Carb Diets and Brain Aging

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.

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Changing How Doctors View Obesity

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.

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Obesity: Stop Shaming, Start Understanding

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

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Latest Low-Carb Study: All Politics, No Science

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?

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New Study Finds Saturated Fat Causes PTSD... or Does It?

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.

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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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Do Smoothies Make You Sharper or Is It Just Juicy Gossip?

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

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Ketogenic Diet Promising for Mild Alzheimer's Disease

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.

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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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Ketogenic Diets and Psychiatric Medications

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!

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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 Antioxidant Myth

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.

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Cooling Brain Inflammation Naturally with Food

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?

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