Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

Are You Confused About What to Eat? Here’s Why…..

I have a question for you…. Are you confused about what to eat? Let’s do a pop quiz, keep a mental note as you read this. Are these statements true or false: Oatmeal is a healthy breakfast and prevents heart disease. Butter causes heart disease. Egg whites are healthier than whole eggs because they don’t […]

Boost Your Hydration and Your Brain

This recipe from my friend and Broken Brain expert, Max Lugavere, is a refreshing tonic that will help lower inflammation, balance blood sugar, and provide important minerals and brain-protecting metabolites. I start every morning with a tonic like this to help detoxify my body and jumpstart my brain. You can enjoy this beverage warm or […]

Here’s How to Heal Our Broken Brains with Nutrients

What leads to a broken brain? Most of us never learn how to manage our energy and bodies. Instead, we use drugs like sugar, caffeine, and alcohol to self-medicate and manage our energy and moods. We don’t connect our behaviors and choices with how we feel. The key insight is that your brain is an […]

Seafood Paella with Cauliflower Rice & Sofrito

Serve this one up at your next dinner party and your guests will be amazed! This delicious recipe from the Amen Team features so many brain-boosting ingredients including omega-3 rich seafood and powerful, anti-inflammatory spices. And be sure to catch Dr. Amen’s team on the Broken Brain docuseries! Click here for PDF version. 

5 Resolutions You Can Do in Less than 10 Minutes (Bonus: They Don’t Need to Start on New Year’s Day!)

New Year’s resolutions don’t need to happen on New Year’s Day, they can happen any day. When you take control of your health and your life, you feel empowered. Those changes can happen January 1st or March 1st, or any day really. You don’t need a calendar to dictate them. My upcoming docuseries Broken Brain […]


THE SEVEN KEYS TO AN ULTRAMIND® In medical school, I was given the wrong road map for disease. My training gave me the ability to diagnose thousands of diseases and assign pharmaceutical treatments for those diseases. But this approach does little or nothing to treat the underlying causes of all disease. The Seven Keys, which […]

Butternut Massaman Curry

Flavour-packed, slow-cooked dishes are the simplest yet most satisfying and comforting meals. This rich Massaman curry made by my friend Dr. Rupy Aujla of The Doctor’s Kitchen can be made with meat or butternut squash. It takes on the spices really well and, with the extra veg, the dish has plenty of micronutrients. Greens, squash […]

The Road to Becoming a Miracle

Hello everyone,  Today we are featuring a very special guest blog post. My new documentary, Broken Brain, comes out soon, and in this docuseries, we talk about a revolutionary way to treat dis-ease. We dive into topics such as autism, ADHD, depression, dementia, Multiple Sclerosis and more. In this blog post by Diane, a.k.a. Paleo […]

10 Takeaways from Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s Interview for Broken Brain

I often sing the praises of Functional Medicine, and I’m thrilled to see other doctors implement this way of thinking. I’ve personally seen it transform the bodies and yes, brains, of thousands of patients. Unlike conventional medicine, Functional Medicine personalizes treatment based on a patient’s unique needs. Its premise is that we are all different. We have […]

Curry Girls Kitchen Brain Boosting Blueberry Kale Smoothie

We’re going to be featuring brain boosting recipes for the rest of the year into January, in honor of my new docuseries, Broken Brain. I know it’s pretty cold out, but I still enjoy a good smoothie even in the winter. This brain boosting smoothie comes from my friends at Curry Girls Kitchen. It’s got fats, […]

This Year, Eat the Rainbow

No, I don’t mean skittles. I mean a plethora of beautiful, vibrant plant food rich in phytonutrients. In this interview, I sit down with my friend Dr. Deanna Minich to talk about the importance of food as medicine and color as medicine. In her brand-new book, The Rainbow Diet, Dr. Minich merges ancient healing and […]

Brain Fuel For Dessert!? Vanilla Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding

I’m so excited to share this week’s recipe with you. It comes from my son (and amazing chef) Misha. I asked Misha to put together some of his favorite brain boosting recipes in honor of my docu-series, Broken Brain, launching in January. Here’s what he had to say… What if I told you that dessert […]