Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Crunchy Chocolate Reishi Almonds

Everyone loves a treat every now and then. This treat from my friends at Foursigmatic contains reishi mushrooms, which are one of my favorite superfoods. Reishi mushrooms contain powerful healing properties that boost your immune system and support healthy hormone production. When I want to indulge in some chocolate, this is the perfect recipe. Click here […]

What Does It Mean To Be Unconventional?

Modern industrial medicine treats disease with medication or surgery. That’s what it is designed to do, and when it comes to emergency interventions it is still the best medicine in the world. When someone comes into the emergency room with a severed leg, conventional medicine treats the problem with incredible efficacy. But when it comes […]

Zucchini “Pasta” with Green Harissa Sauce

This week we are featuring a recipe from my friend and colleague, Dr. Susan Blum. This delicious zucchini pasta with green harissa sauce packs a lot of flavor, is vegan and Paleo friendly. Click here for PDF version. 

The Number One Tool You Need To Get Healthy

My patients and readers tell me that one of the biggest obstacles they face on their path towards better health is lack of support. I always say that getting healthy is a team sport, and unfortunately, many of us are lacking the positive encouragement and supportive relationships we need in order to move toward our […]

Anti-Inflammatory Fluffy Sandwich Bread

The next time you have a craving for bread, try this healthy alternative! This delicious recipe comes from my friend Jenny Carr’s best-selling anti-inflammatory cookbook, Peace of Cake. Enjoy! Click here for PDF version. 

The Downside of a Low Salt Diet

I recently got the chance to interview my friend James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD, author of The Salt Fix, and I’m really excited to share this interview with you. I also asked James to write a few words about why low salt diets might be harmful for some, and here’s what he had to say… We […]

Golden Turmeric Roasted Vegetables

The fall season is here and so are the cravings for warm, comforting foods. This time of year is perfect for hearty soups and easy, filling weeknight meals. And while this may have you thinking about mac-and-cheese, spaghetti, and other refined carbohydrate dishes, I want to give you a simple, healthy alternative. Today’s Indian inspired […]

5 Things We Learned from the Broken Brain Docuseries

What an incredible few weeks it’s been! I want to thank everyone who tuned in for the Broken Brain docuseries which told the story of my own healing journey, along with those of  numerous experts and patients who were also able to make miraculous recoveries from a broken brain. There were so many highlights from […]

Time for a Smoothie Makeover!

Tomorrow is the last day of our Broken Brain docuseries. I hope it has inspired you to begin prioritizing your brain health, which really means prioritizing your health in general. Your brain is connected to every other system in your body, so to heal your brain you must first heal your body. In the spirit […]

My Daily Routine for a Better Brain

My Daily Routine People always want to know what I eat and do every day to stay energized and focused with everything on my plate. I talk a lot about cutting sugar and processed carbs and eating real, whole, fresh foods, exercising, and meditating—but everyone wants to know if I walk the walk! The truth […]

Boost Your Brain Power with This Slow Roasted Salmon

My docuseries, Broken Brain, goes live today! To celebrate we have another brain-boosting recipe. Today’s tasty dish is one of Parsley Health‘s favorites and was created by Lily Kunin from Clean Food Dirty City. Not only is this meal delicious, but salmon is high in omega-3’s which are essential for optimal brain function. As an added boost, […]

I Made a Documentary

I was a thriving, young doctor with a promising career ahead of me. Then, within a short amount of time (it felt like it was almost overnight), my entire life changed. Suddenly, depression and anxiety were constant companions and I had such extreme fatigue I couldn’t even get out of bed some mornings. What was […]