Archive | Social Issues

The Broken Brain Podcast: Episode 7...

Download MP3 Do you let your kids play in the dirt or have hand wipes ready for them at every turn? In a society that fears dirt and considers it […]

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  • 6/14

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode...

Why Big Farmers Are Not Always the Bad Guys My guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy, Miriam Horn, showed me how ranchers, farmers, and fisherman can be […]

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  • 6/13

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode...

Two things I love talking about: food and gratitude. I am very excited to share this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy with you. I got a chance to sit […]

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  • 6/5

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode...

What if I told you that the food industry specifically targets the poor and minorities? Today I’m honored to share a conversation that I had recently with my friend and […]

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  • 5/30

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode...

“In the end, what we believe to be true—our conventional wisdom—is really nothing more than sixty years of misconceived nutrition research. Before 1961, there were our ancestors, with their recipes. […]

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  • 5/29

The Doctor’s Farmacy: Episode...

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 […]

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  • 5/22

Our Food System: An Invisible Form ...

On April 4, 2018, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, I was honored to be asked to speak at Riverside Church in Harlem, the church where 51 […]

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  • 4/9

How to Work With Your Doctor to Get...

In this week’s House Call, a reader asks, “How do I go about finding answers or the underlying root causes if conventional doctors won’t/can’t, but you can’t afford a Functional […]

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  • 8/3

Defeating Acne, Quick Meal Prep, an...

Getting Rid of Acne Once and For All The dreaded acne. It affects more than 85 percent of teenagers.  But did you know that  this skin condition has increased among […]

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  • 4/17

Travel Tips and Intermittent Fastin...

Alison asks, “What are some wellness routines to add in addition to our normal routines while traveling? What additional supplements should I take while traveling?” I travel a lot; in […]

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  • 2/23

Feeding Our Kids and Thyroid Health

Feeding Our Kids and Thyroid Health Our first question for this week’s House Call comes from Robyn. She wants to know what treats and snacks she can feed her young […]

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  • 2/16

Do You Need a Digital Detox?

I visited a tech company once in San Francisco, and I walked into a lunch area and saw everyone sitting on couches and at tables, all on their computers. I […]

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