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New Insights on Gut Permeability and Depression

If you know what depression feels like – the brain clouding, the flat moods, the tiredness – you’re not alone. Over 300 million people around the world have depression, and yet...

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Your Microbiome On Drugs

For those of you who have ever had a garden, you know the struggle. It requires hours of back-breaking work to pull out the weeds and to care for the new plants. However, once these new plants get...

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Beyond Genetics: Is Type 1 Diabetes a Lifestyle Disease?

Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food. — Hippocrates

The conventional practice wisdom is that type 1 diabetes (T1D) is “an incurable genetic disease,” implying that...

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When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes.

Nutrition can literally and metaphorically...

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What's The Deal With Food Allergy Testing?

So, apparently, no more eggplants, pineapples, cheese, rice, tomatoes, and peanuts...said anyone who has ever taken a food allergy test!

It’s such an appealing idea isn’t it? Just take...

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The BodyMind Concept: Two Surprising Tips to Heal Your Body with Your Mind

I remember once feeling like I was offering my patients a warm, nurturing hug when I would give them a diagnosis, or confirm it, after a consultation. “It’s the nature of Bipolar...

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KB-Approved, Paleo Pancakes

As many of you know, eggs for breakfast can get old quickly. But so can feeling like you need to take a nap two hours after you wake up and eat!

Here’s one of my go-to recipes that my kids...

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The Benefits of Coffee Enemas

When coffee enemas were first suggested to me, I thought it was one of the strangest ideas I had ever heard. But at the time, I was desperate. I was exhausted all the time, depressed, barely...

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Four Simple Gut - Healing Recipes

“The most powerful path to our brain—and peace of mind—is through our gut.”

Today, millions of people have gut dysbiosis that leads to poor digestion and mood as well as a...

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Vital Mind Stories: Christine's Gut Healing Journey

We know that the brain impacts the gut and that the gut affects the brain. We also know that diet can take us a long way towards healing even long-term gut damage. But what if diet...

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Food: A Conversation with Charles Eisenstein

After reading Charles Eisenstein’s book, The Yoga of Eating, I wrote:

It’s not our fault that we have no idea how to engage the most basic and arguably sacred human relationship to...

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Red Meat for Your Depression

It’s been a little over 3 weeks since we last met, and I wanted to send you an update.

I started eating red meat daily to address the reactive hypoglycemia. I am feeling so much...

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