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The Importance of Empathy

The Importance of Empathy

Connection is a vital piece of what enables us to flourish in life. We need connection—to our food, to nature, and to those around us. Researchers have even shown that social activities are associated with b…
Fact: I Like Onions

Fact: I Like Onions

I like onions. It’s true. Anyone who knows me knows that I will welcome onions to almost any recipe. And while this love affair has been going on a long time, it’s great to know now that a particular food th…
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Frank Lipman

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Frank Lipman

Today on The Empowering Neurologist I have the wonderful opportunity to interview Dr. Frank Lipman. His new book is called How to be Well: The 6 Keys to a Happy and Healthy Life, and in it he explores import…
Introducing the #BrainWash2021 Challenge!

Introducing the #BrainWash2021 Challenge!

The world has certainly thrown us a curveball, but there does appear to be some light at the end of the tunnel. And as we have been told so many times, when the world gives us lemons, we should make lemonade…
COVID-19 Isn’t Random

COVID-19 Isn’t Random

One of the common statements often repeated in the media about COVID-19 is that it is seemingly random in terms of both getting the virus and having a poor outcome. But, upon further inspection, that’s not w…
Choosing Your Cognitive Destiny

Choosing Your Cognitive Destiny

In 1998, Dr. Peter Eriksson published a groundbreaking report in the journal Nature Medicine in which he described, for the first time, that the process of growing new brain cells, neurogenesis, occurs in hu…
Sleep Duration and Cognitive Decline

Sleep Duration and Cognitive Decline

By the Dr. Perlmutter Team When asked what supplements I recommend for optimal health, I occasionally reply, “sleep.” Sleep is powerful on so many levels in terms of health outcomes. We know that sleep durat…
Can A Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Disorders?

Can A Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Disorders?

By the Dr. Perlmutter Team The ketogenic diet appears often in content I share as it offers a host of health benefits for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, a…
How A Keto Program Helps Parkinson’s Disease

How A Keto Program Helps Parkinson’s Disease

These days so much is being written about the health benefits of lifestyle and nutrition strategies that produce ketosis. Indeed, actually treating certain conditions is now a fair-game discussion because of…
Diet and Depression: An Updated Perspective

Diet and Depression: An Updated Perspective

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In conventional medical practice, the connection between diet and mood seems barely, if ever, mentioned. Depression is deemed a disease of the mind, or of the brain, treatable with p…