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From Gut to Brain and Back Again


What is the gut-brain connection all about? How and why can our diets, stress, and toxic exposures influence our guts and therefore our mental health?


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Can Gluten and Dairy Cause Neurologic Symptoms?

A new study examines the role, in a population of 400 screened donors, of wheat and milk proteins in triggering of a brain-based immune response.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Trigger for Depression and Anxiety?

Depression, Anxiety: All In Your Head?

One of the most remarkable papers I have read in the psychiatric literature was about a 57 year old woman who was treated with months of both...

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Reboot Your Pregnancy Naturally

I had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Kevin Geary’s Rebooted Body podcast. If you don’t know Kevin, he transformed himself from an overweight borderline diabetic who...

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Rejecting Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy

The Medicalization of Pregnancy

Women have permitted doctors and pharmaceutical companies privileged access to their fierce and primitive drive toward protecting a pregnancy. They have been made to...

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Transitioning to Paleo Breakfast: Pancakes, Smoothies & Seed Cereal

The Standard American Diet is never better represented than in our devotion to processed food, upon rising.

The cereal aisle in an average grocery store is an epic display of our indoctrination...

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Does Vegetarianism in Pregnancy Risk Mom and Baby?

Fatty acid composition is highly relevant to mental health, hormonal balance, and fetal growth. A growing body of literature supports the role of omega 3 fatty acids in mitigating the toxic effects...

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Fearing Fish in Pregnancy?

Despite your OB’s concerns on one hand about mercury in fish – while somehow blithely injecting thimerosol-containing (ethylmercury) flu shots, on the other – many women...

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Mum's the Word: Breastfeeding

Conventional obstetrical care in America has lost touch with a transgenerational wisdom related to birthing and new motherhood. Obstetricians no longer know how to manually assess fetal growth and...

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Psychosis and Vitamins?

Several studies have indicated a relationship between vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia, but a recent study is the first to identify deficiency at the onset (first episode),...

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Wondering About Splenda?

Just because it’s on the shelf does not mean it’s been studied or should be presumed to be non-toxic. We know that sugar is toxic, but what about the popular sugar alternative, Splenda?...

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