Over a hundred years ago Congress outlawed black currants. Today this forbidden fruit is making a comeback and may help improve your mood and brain power.
Is there a connection between cell phones and cancer? Here are 44 reasons to believe that cell phones can cause cancer
Robin Williams' health history would have made him a perfect candidate for Hoffer's high-dose niacin therapy. But would this therapy been better than the "best" drugs available to Williams?
We use music - like coffee and alcohol - every day for pleasure and to boost our mood. But we may not understand how deeply music affects our brain chemistry
Millions believe depression is caused by 'serotonin deficiency,' but where is the science in support of this theory?
Depression is on the rise around the world and, according to one author, the World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that approximately 300 million people worldwide suffer from this debilitating disorder
No, it's not "all in your head." Depression and all of its relatives are manifestations of glitches in the immune system and inflammatory pathways—not a neurochemical deficiency disorder.
Traditionally, many conditions labeled under the umbrella of 'mental illness' were summed up solely as genetic or biochemical imbalances. Modern advances in psychiatric medicine have found causation to be more and more integrated to lifestyle and environmental factors, often finding the fundamental cause to be multi-factorial
Psych drugs not only have a laundry list of side effects; they can also be downright dangerous.
The evidence-based health benefits of dancing are numerous and profound. In fact, if dancing were a drug it would be considered unethical not to use it.
When people come to me for holistic health advice, my main objective is to provide evidence-based health information supported by the scientific literature. One of the quintessential pillars of my mission is to share those practices with empirical validation in order to elevate therapeutic nutrition to the same perceived mainstream legitimacy as any other science-based discipline.
Doctors, patients, and readers are often completely confused about fat, clinging to misguided misinformation that prevents them from understanding the latest science to lose weight and achieve optimal health
With over a million Americans striken with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, what solutions can be given from research on anti-inflammatory diet, supplements and mind-body practices?
The path to wellness is through food
Depression is a common health condition, with few conventional treatment options. Forced to choose between talk therapy and medication, many people choose to be treated with drugs. But what about new mothers, whose desire to breastfeed means they are not candidates for psychiatric meds? Nature is providing hope in the form of a delicate flower: saffron
Recent studies show that this Amazonian healing elixir has the power to alleviate feelings of depression in just a few hours.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a trigger for feelings of depression and anxiety, and you also need to manage pain. But mental health conditions may not only increase opioid use but also risk of death. Learn how this common pain medication may become deadly when you're depressed
For more than 50 years many dermatologists have been denying the link between diet and acne. Researchers are finally starting to recognize nutrition as an important player in acne treatment.
Women are now almost twice as likely to be on antidepressants as men. Why?
Two studies show why psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” is being hailed as a game changer for people with severe depression and anxiety
In the Age of Toxicity one of the most common deficiencies and most life-threatening is magnesium. The good news is that it is easy to remedy...
Many of those in the Western world suffering through depression do so needlessly becuase they wrongly believe pharmaceuticals are the only solutions. Thankfully, safe, gentle alternatives exist that can bring your mental well-being back into balance.
Everybody now knows that probiotics are good for you. But here are twelve recently discovered benefits of probiotics that might really surprise you!
What are some natural methods to help curb the symptoms of depression and also address the fundamental causes of the condition?