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Want To Know What I Do? My First Online Course!

Although the first part of this course has already taken place, it has been recorded, so if you sign up now, it will be available to you for viewing, along with the second, which is taking...

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Navigating our Toxic Environment: What are Safe Products?

I had the pleasure of being interviewed for Irina’s excellent website, I Read Labels For You, where she helps moms and families navigate the multi-syllabic ingredients in even those...

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Low Carb and Medication Free


Two women achieved mood stability
 for 2-3 years through a very low carb, ketogenic diet. Their stability was superior to that experienced on medication, and side-effect free.

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Enhance Your Mood With Food – Eat Naturally

When I was three months postpartum my first child, I thought: when I’m done nursing, I’m going vegetarian. I had the competing impulse to cleanse my diet and to postpone restricting my...

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Heal Your Body, Heal Your Brain: Top 4 Therapeutic Foods

A tour of 4 therapeutic foods that can be used medicinally, right from your kitchen, for optimal health and relief of depression, anxiety, cloudiness, and fatigue.

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Video - Therapeutic Foods

A tour of four therapeutic foods that can be used medicinally, right from your kitchen, for optimal health and relief of depression, anxiety, cloudiness, and fatigue.

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New Research: Birth Control Pill, Depression and Autoimmunity

The evidence that our brain health depends on our immune systems and hormones continues to pile up. Given this interconnectedness, dubbed psychoneuroimmunology, it makes sense that interfering with...

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Dear Class Moms. My Top 5 Optimal Children's Health Tips

Dear Class Moms:

It was great to see all of your smiling faces at last week’s potluck. There’s nothing quite like connecting over the shared mission of motherhood – of working so...

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Drop That Pill: Why I Want My Patients Off Birth Control

A discussion of the little known risks of oral contraceptives, particularly for those with anxiety and depression. For non-hormonal options, see: http://bit.ly/1tpNVzi.

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Move Over Prozac: How Turmeric Helps With Depression

Every Monday, I make a Bolognese. I learned the recipe-less technique from my Tuscan mom whose simple dishes have consistently outdone some of the 5 star chef creations I’ve had at Manhattan...

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Thyroid Dysfunction and Treatment

So, what got me so into Functional Medicine? About 9 months after the birth of my first daughter, I was 7.5 months back to work at the hospital and in my private practice.

I was long back...

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Guts, Bugs, and Babies

The best part of my departure from conventional models of psychiatric care is that I no longer have to engage women in the Sophie's Choice between treatments that may be good for mom and not for...

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