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Pigs Warn: Undeniable Evidence of Roundup Toxicity

It is time to halt the production and sale of Monsanto’s prize possession – Roundup. A now ubiquitous toxicant, found in soilwater, animals, humans, and even ...

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Is Breastmilk Better Than Statins?

In the ultimate of scientific dead horse beatings, the latest study to demonstrate the relevance of breastfeeding to human health is entitled, "Long-term effects of birth weight...

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Plastic: Your Problem Child

I remember well the dissonance I experienced when irrefutable data about the toxicity of BPA had accumulated at the same time that the FDA made repeated bold claims about its safety. BPA,...

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Worth the Risk for Your Child? Stimulants

With 7% of boys and 5% of girls medicated with psychotropics, and 10,000 toddlers under 3 prescribed stimulants, it is time to ask ourselves, what are we doing to our children? Are...

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Curcumin: The Wonder Drug That Works

Add to a growing literature exploring the efficacy of curcumin, an active polyphenol in the Indian spice, turmeric, comes a study entitled Curcumin for the treatment of major depression: a...

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Eating for Two: the Pregnancy Diet

This article first appeared in ICAN.

Eating for two? No deli meats? Which fish is it that’s toxic? Hold the blue cheese please! Navigating nutrition in pregnancy can feel like a...

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Lifestyle Psychiatry: Radio Interview with Dr. Lynn Johnson

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a pioneering psychologist, Dr. Lynn Johnson, about myths and lore surrounding the practice of conventional psychiatry. He states:

Psychiatry, as I said,...

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PMS Got You On Fire? The Inflammation Connection

What does modern medicine have to offer the woman with severe PMS? The one suffering with low mood, irritability, tearfulness, and even suicidality accompanied with a side dish of bloating, breast...

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In a Glutenous Mood?

As we expand our knowledge of gluten's impact on extraintestinal regions and systems in the body, diet-based trials will help to elucidate symptoms driven by this exposure. The limitations of...

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Folate and you: Perfect Together

I was giving a lecture to a group of psychiatric fellows recently, and I got to my slide on folate. I get excited about this topic, and so I rambled on about the one-carbon cycle, and SAMe,...

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Is Your Thyroid Affecting Your Mental Health?

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Thyroid: What’s mental health got to do with it?

Meet your mitochondria.1 With a laundry list of responsibilities ranging from creating energy...

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Here's What's for Breakfast: The KB Smoothie

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If breast milk is the only food we can accept (hopefully) as a template for human consumption, then we must put the much maligned saturated fat in its...

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