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3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In the wake of the global spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us have started to think more carefully about our health. How can we reduce our risk of infection and of…
Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

Reducing Inflammation for Better Health

The leading causes of death and disability worldwide are chronic degenerative conditions. These familiar diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and type II diabetes are incre…
Health Benefits of Urban Nature Exposure

Health Benefits of Urban Nature Exposure

Most people have a sense that there is something intrinsically healthy about getting out into nature. Truthfully, there is certainly a lot of science that backs up that contention. Well-conducted scientific …
On The Healing Power of Nature

On The Healing Power of Nature

Among the many recommendations that seem like good ideas, we’ve often heard that getting out in nature is a healthy practice. But our mission is not to simply recapitulate what may represent common beliefs, …
These Bugs May Improve Your Mood

These Bugs May Improve Your Mood

You’ve heard of the term probiotics, and likely prebiotics as well, but now we are hearing about “psychobiotics.” These have been defined as: living organisms that, when ingested in adequate amounts, produce…
Ashwagandha Improves Athletic Performance

Ashwagandha Improves Athletic Performance

Ashwagandha is an important herb in traditional Indian medicine because of its wide-ranging health benefits. As it turns out, there’s a lot of mainstream science surrounding this ancient herb that validates …
Food Choices Change Our Gene Expression

Food Choices Change Our Gene Expression

Without a doubt one of the most important decisions we make on a daily basis is what we choose to eat. Nowadays, those decisions are made all the more complex by the vast panorama of recommendations in the f…