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Fructose, a “Safer Sugar”?

Fructose, a “Safer Sugar”?

Lately, in an apparent attempt to push back from the negativity surrounding high fructose corn syrup, there seems to be an increase in the number of articles published touting the advantages of fructose as a...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Uma Naidoo

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D., and Dr. Uma Naidoo

 What an exciting and important presentation we have for you today. For many years we have been providing information focused on the pivotal role of nutritional choices as they relate to the brain, mostly i...
Eggs and Heart Disease

Eggs and Heart Disease

I have to shake my head when I still see “egg white omelet” on the breakfast menu at restaurants. Gone are the days when I would ask the waiter or manager why this was offered. Over time I realized that it w...
The Value of Time Restricting Our Food Consumption

The Value of Time Restricting Our Food Consumption

One very popular variation of outright fasting is what is called time-restricted feeding (TRF). In both humans and laboratory animals, TRF refers  the consumption of food only during a specific period of tim...
Added Sugars – Not a Good Choice for Infant Nutrition

Added Sugars – Not a Good Choice for Infant Nutrition

Who can forget the message of Mary Poppins telling us that "…a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down." Yes, we humans certainly like our sugar. To be sure, added sugar certainly increases our desire t...
Sleep and Food Connected: How You Eat Affects How You Sleep

Sleep and Food Connected: How You Eat Affects How You Sleep

One of the central themes in Brain Wash is regaining the ability to make good choices. Not a day goes by that we don’t see or hear about another new book telling us how a specific diet, or other lifestyl...
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...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Suzy Amis Cameron

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Suzy Amis Cameron

The plant-based diet is gaining more and more attention these days, and with good reason. It's clear that less reliance on animal derived food will have a positive environmental impact. In addition, there is...
Unhack Your Brain – Eating Mindfully

Unhack Your Brain – Eating Mindfully

Today, we're releasing the third and final video in our Unhack Your Brain miniseries. Did you know the food you eat can affect your decision-making? It's true! It's one of the central themes of Brain Wash, ...
Holiday Treats and Depression

Holiday Treats and Depression

It's something we all do at the holidays, when we're surrounded by gingerbread men, hot cocoa, fruitcakes, and chocolate candies. Faced with the choice of the sweet treat or healthier alternatives, we remind...