Learn how nutrition can help with a wide range of disorders, improve energy and focus, and much more within.
The mossy, spindly extensions of Huperzia serrata may not look like much to the casual observer, but the compounds therein can improve memory and other cognitive functions for Alzheimer’s patients to potentially great effect.
Even if your seafood aversion requires a generous shellacking of tartar sauce every time you can’t avoid eating fish, we can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have fish at least a few times a month.
Medicinal mushrooms are becoming an increasingly popular way to support health—including reducing anxiety or stress.
Research in recent years has pinpointed several adaptogenic herbs that can help us feel happier, less stressed, and more excited about our lives.
L-theanine functions similar to anti-anxiety drugs without the serious side effects and addictive qualities.
Featuring a conscientious blend of easily absorbable nutrients, extracts, and vital serotonin precursors, Onnit New Mood mounts a targeted attempt to improve mood and fight general stress.
It doesn’t take a team of scientists to figure out that the prospect of a delicious meal has a way of perking up one’s mood.
One of several casualties of the single-minded assault on germs sponsored jointly by cleaning product commercials and modern healthcare providers is the collective misunderstanding of probiotics.
Food is for physical wellness, and pharmaceutical products are for mental health conditions—that’s where most of us land when it comes to nutrition psychiatry.
The majority of herbal sleep aids under objective scrutiny have been proven safe and non-addictive; that’s not the hard part when it comes to making it through the vetting process and into common use.
Ashwagandha is a small, bushy plant native to India, the Middle East, and some regions of Africa.
Everyone knows what carbs and fats do—at least on the surface—but the mention of trace minerals like magnesium tends to elicit a less confident reply.
Virtually any problem that even subtly shifts your body out of its natural balance, i.e., homeostasis, has the potential to keep you awake at night.
The fisetin benefits we know about today (e.g., anti-aging) are from relatively recent research. We dive into said research, including dosing and more.
Chemotherapy and surgery may currently preside as the most effective treatments for cancer, but they can’t do what nutrition therapy can—they can’t (reasonably) prevent the cancer from forming in the first place.
In the chemotherapy patient’s personal war against cancer, every ounce of control they can wrestle away from the disease is a victory that can contribute to brighter outcomes—especially when it means they can eat foods they enjoy again.
Fear has a way of dimming the details, but it’s in the details that health-conscious people looking to reduce their cancer risk can find success.
“X thing you love causes cancer” is quickly entering The Boy Who Cried Wolf territory—we’ve all heard it so many times that we are becoming jaded.
Fat gets a bad rap, mainly because it’s oversimplified.
Both newspaper and lighter fluid are flammable, but throw each one onto a campfire, and you’ll get two noticeably different results.
In an era of TV remotes with built-in bottle openers and self-twirling pasta forks, it’s no surprise that we’ve become too lazy to chew.
While it may be convenient to put each health concern in a box, focusing on one treatment at a time, the diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) connection provides an important lesson: the human body doesn’t work that way.
Recognizing the connection between weight status and insulin resistance is a start, but understanding the actual mechanics involved provides a crucial defense against diabetes.
For diabetics, the knee-jerk reaction of swearing off sweets altogether can be problematic for a number of reasons.
Normally, we’re content to bounce around new and/or controversial theories on nutritional concepts all day, but every so often, we have the luxury of seeing in black and white.
Junk food and fast food companies have become so adept at milking our prehistorically rooted cravings for fat, salt, and simple carbs that they don’t even need to hide their tricks anymore.
Sure, gravity wins in the end, but that doesn’t mean we can’t use everything at our disposal to keep our weight-bearing joints from breaking down prematurely.
Nutrition is understandably not priority one in the chaotic moments immediately following a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but as soon as the patient is stable, nutrition therapy shares center stage with other key tenets of TBI rehabilitation.
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