Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Grain-Free Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Porridge

This week’s recipe is from Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Paleo chef, Kelsey Ale. This Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Porridge is a comforting grain-free alternative to oatmeal, packed with anti-inflammatory and high-fiber flaxseeds, tart green apple, and coconut milk for some energy-boosting healthy fats to power up your day. Kelsey also incorporated collagen protein into this porridge, […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode Four with Dr. Deanna Minich

Download MP3 My good friend, Functional Medicine colleague, and nutrition expert Dr. Deanna Minich sits down with Broken Brain Executive Producer Dhru Purohit this week on The Broken Brain Podcast to talk about food and color. Have you ever done an inventory on the foods you eat from day to day—or week to week? Do […]

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode One with Michael Moss

We are seeing an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, primarily driven by our food and food system. This is perpetuated by agricultural, food, and health care policies that don’t support health. We need to rethink disease and reimagine a food system and a health care system the protects health, unburdens the economy from the weight […]

Introducing My New Podcast: The Doctor’s Farmacy

There is a need for a place for deeper conversations about central issues of our time that affect us all. Researching my last book, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, it became clear to me that we need to unpack the shifts and intersections of medicine, nutrition, food systems, health and food policy, and […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode Three with Dr. Robin Berzin

Download MP3 Inflammation is part of our body’s natural defense system—it can actually help our body protect and heal itself.  However, when your immune system shifts out of balance, inflammation can run rampant— causing a chronic, smoldering fire inside your body that contributes to disease and weight gain. In fact, chronic inflammation is at the […]

A New Roadmap for Treating Disease

My medical school training gave me the ability to diagnose thousands of different separate diseases. Diseases, I suggest, which don’t really exist in the way we think they do. We give names to disease like depression or ADD, but that just helps us group people together who have the same symptoms for the purposes of […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode Two with Emily Fletcher

Download MP3 Is stress getting the best of you? Have you heard the saying that stress makes you stupid, sick, and slow? How many of your health problems are related to stress? My schedule is jam-packed every single day, and the only way I can approach my work and my life with clarity is by […]

Baked Everything Carrot Fries with Garlic Avocado Aioli

This week’s recipe comes from Ailsa Cowell, Integrative Nutritionist and blogger at Food to Feel Good. These Baked Everything Carrot Fries are a refreshing and easy alternative to traditional fries; they’re lower in carbs and packed with antioxidant carotenoids to support healthy skin, balanced hormones, and a strong immune system. The avocado oil used in […]

The Myth of Diagnosis

Today I want to revisit a topic that is still very relevant. I believe that we put too much emphasis on naming diseases. Sure, the names we give disease are useful for finding the right medication, but they are not helpful for truly getting to the root cause or creating a healing response. As my […]

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 1 with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

Hi! Dr. Hyman here…welcome to our very first installment of The Broken Brain Podcast! I am so excited to continue the conversation about brain health with you in this forum—digging deeper into topics that we touched upon in Broken Brain or delving into new ideas and science. My CEO and Executive Producer of Broken Brain, […]

Caprese Salad featuring Punk Rawk Dairy-Free Cheese

Today, I’m sharing a recipe from the wonderful folks over at Punk Rawk Labs. They make amazing gourmet, dairy-free cheeses by fermenting high-quality nut milks. Owned by two women with autoimmune disease who are committed to bringing healthier food options to the market, their cheeses are made with just four simple ingredients. Tomatoes are a […]

Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers, Oh My!

True or false? The benefits of organic vegetables are overstated because studies show they’re no healthier than conventionally grown food. That’s a big false! Unless you like having lethal chemicals inside your body, I highly recommend going organic. The one study showing no difference between organic and conventional was funded by the food and agriculture […]