Benefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team One of the most exciting developments in lifestyle science over the last decade has been the sharpening focus on the central role that our resident microbes … Read moreBenefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s Disease: Could Deficiency Increase Your Risk?

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. You know, we’ve explored, several times now, the relationship between vitamin D levels and risks for severe health complications, including dementia. Notably, my colleague Dr. Dale Bredesen has written and researched … Read moreVitamin D and Alzheimer’s Disease: Could Deficiency Increase Your Risk?

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. James DiNicolantonio

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Today we are going to review a new book, The Longevity Solution, written by Dr. James DiNicolantonio and Dr. Jason Fung. Much about this book can be learned from its subtitle: “Rediscovering … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. James DiNicolantonio

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Sara Gottfried

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Brain Body Diet is the newest book written by New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Sara Gottfried. Dr. Gottfried writes about the uniqueness of the female brain as it relates to physical body issues, … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. Sara Gottfried

Even Mild Exercise Helps the Brain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. An important part of my lectures over the past several years has been to emphasize how our lifestyle choices, around things like sleep, diet, and exercise, will ultimately impact the destiny … Read moreEven Mild Exercise Helps the Brain

Breastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a remarkable 40% of Americans aged 20 or over are obese. If we include those who are overweight, the percentage jumps to … Read moreBreastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

MIND Diet Plan Benefits: Can It Really Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

This post was originally published on this site According to recent research, at least one in three Alzheimer’s disease cases worldwide is preventable. One of the closest things we know of to a natural Alzheimer’s treatment is a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet. That’s because foods like vegetables, fruit, nuts and fish are high in antioxidants, healthy fats and other phytochemicals … Read moreMIND Diet Plan Benefits: Can It Really Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

Amber Glasses for Better Sleep

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Right now, I am in the middle of reading the New York Times bestseller Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, PhD. This is an incredibly informative book with absolutely brilliant supportive science that … Read moreAmber Glasses for Better Sleep

Top 7 Food Safety Tips for Your Next Dinner Party

This post was originally published on this site Creating dinners for your family and friends can be one of life’s greatest pleasures. But pleasure can turn to pain if any of your guests get a nasty case of food poisoning from your cooking! Same story, of course, if YOU are the unlucky victim of a … Read moreTop 7 Food Safety Tips for Your Next Dinner Party

How to Balance Omega 3 6 9 Fatty Acids

This post was originally published on this site When it comes to omega fatty acids in our diets, we often hear about the many health benefits of omega-3s. Less attention is given to health perks associated with other important fatty acids, namely omega-6s and omega-9s. All three of these fatty acids — omega 3 6 … Read moreHow to Balance Omega 3 6 9 Fatty Acids

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Today’s interview is with Lisa Mosconi, PhD. She is the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York. Prior to that she served as … Read moreThe Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Lisa Mosconi

Green Tea Offsets Worsening Human Diet

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. So much has been written over the years extolling the health benefits of green tea. Green tea has been reported to be effective for weight loss, antioxidant effects, reducing risk of … Read moreGreen Tea Offsets Worsening Human Diet

How to Control Prostaglandin Production: Do’s & Don’ts

This post was originally published on this site Almost all organs in the body are capable of making compounds called prostaglandins, which are similar to hormones but also have some key differences. What is the purpose of prostaglandins? One important one is triggering inflammation and blood clotting in response to illness or injury. Something that … Read moreHow to Control Prostaglandin Production: Do’s & Don’ts

5 Truly Messed Up Ways We ‘Feed the World’

This post was originally published on this site With an increasing world population, the spotlight is on food production and meeting the demand of the growing number of people. In an attempt to compensate, conventional farmers and corporations are turning to harsh and unnatural chemicals and farming methods to yield more crops in a single … Read more5 Truly Messed Up Ways We ‘Feed the World’

Simple Carbs Threaten the Brain

This post was originally published on this siteDavid Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Today’s video takes a look at a subject that’s at the forefront of our discussion on this blog: how lifestyle choices can impact the fate of your brain. Specifically, we’re looking … Read moreSimple Carbs Threaten the Brain

How to Eat Chia Seeds: Whole, Ground, Soaked or Raw?

This post was originally published on this site What’s the best way to eat chia seeds? There are actually many ways! You can eat chia seeds whole, soaked or ground. Chia seeds taste somewhat nutty with a mild flavor overall and can easily be added whole to most dishes as a garnish. They can also … Read moreHow to Eat Chia Seeds: Whole, Ground, Soaked or Raw?

Caraway Seeds Support Weight Loss, Blood Sugar & More

This post was originally published on this site Perhaps most well-known as a central ingredient in soda bread and rye, caraway seeds are a powerful spice that bring a mix of flavor, aroma and health benefits to the table. In addition to being high in disease-fighting antioxidants, emerging evidence also shows that caraway seeds may … Read moreCaraway Seeds Support Weight Loss, Blood Sugar & More

Impossible Burger: Is It Good or Bad for You?

This post was originally published on this site Popping up on popular social media platforms and restaurant menus around the nation, the Impossible Burger boasts a taste, texture, aroma and appearance nearly identical to a regular hamburger, but with a plant-based and eco-friendly twist. In fact, nearly every recent Impossible Burger review raves about the … Read moreImpossible Burger: Is It Good or Bad for You?

Turmeric & Curcumin Benefits: Can This Herb Really Combat Disease?

This post was originally published on this site Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the main spice in the Indian dish curry, is argued by many to be the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. Turmeric benefits are incredibly vast and very thoroughly researched. Currently, there are over 12,500 peer-reviewed articles published proving turmeric … Read moreTurmeric & Curcumin Benefits: Can This Herb Really Combat Disease?

Keto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together?

This post was originally published on this site Do a keto diet and diabetes make a perfect match? Some experts and diabetics think so! When you follow a keto diet, your body converts fat, rather than sugar, into energy which may improve blood sugar levels while also reducing the need for insulin. In many ways, a … Read moreKeto Diet and Diabetes: Do They Work Well Together?

The So-Called “Healthy” Foods That Disrupt Blood Sugar + Slow Metabolism

This post was originally published on this siteThe foods that are contributing to blood sugar problems. The post The So-Called “Healthy” Foods That Disrupt Blood Sugar + Slow Metabolism appeared first on Dr. Will Cole.

The Importance of Health Freedom in a Disease-care System

This post was originally published on this site You probably heard about “healthcare reform” during the last few elections, and you may even remember buzz words being thrown around like “Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, insurance premiums, drug prices, insurance mandate” … the list goes on and on. To anyone who has not been a chronic … Read moreThe Importance of Health Freedom in a Disease-care System