5 Strategies to Prevent and Treat Cancer

Today’s house call focuses on a topic very personal to me. “Mark, what would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer?” a friend recently asked. I’ve had a lot of time to think about this. I’ve sadly seen a lot of cancer in my life, both with my own family and with patients. The […]

5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bad Bugs in Your Gut that Make You Sick

DOCTORS ARE TRAINED TO IDENTIFY DISEASES by where they are located. If you have asthma, it’s considered a lung problem; if you have rheumatoid arthritis, it must be a joint problem; if you have acne, doctors see it as a skin problem; if you are overweight, you must have a metabolism problem; if you have […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Winning at Life with Gratitude, Sex, and Community with Dave Asprey

           Download MP3 Gratitude is the gateway to happiness. Study after study has found that gratitude rewires your brain for positivity. What you put in your body determines what you get out of it. That’s true for food and exercise, and it’s also true for your thoughts, your relationships, and the community […]

Is our food system the solution to climate change?

The news about climate change seems grim but my guest on this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is here to give us hope. Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, author, and activist who has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. He is one of the […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Overcoming Hormonal Imbalances: PCOS, Hashimotos, and More with Angelique Panagos

           Download MP3 Sugar. It’s the one ingredient that so many of us have an unhealthy love affair with that we can’t quite figure out how to give up. It’s in practically everything that is packaged and in many restaurant meals. Sugar is one food that UK-based nutritional therapist and Functional Medicine […]

Can you beat depression with food?

We’re often told that eating well can prevent diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, but what about the effects of diet on mental health? The correlation is just as strong. What we eat impacts our brains and mental health—food does affect mood. In fact, highly processed foods can lead to a 50 to 100% increased risk […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – The Power of Community, Connection, and Ritual with Dr. Michelle Peris

           Download MP3 Our world is slowly becoming a lonelier place. Social isolation is on the rise and more people are reporting in surveys that they have fewer meaningful relationships. And yet we know how important community is to both our physical health and mental health. But how do we create it? […]

How to choose love instead of fear

When you meet someone who embraces their own spirit and the spirit of others in a loving way it engenders connection; it can be transformational on a physiological level and create change throughout entire communities. But approaching life with this mindset doesn’t always come easy, though it is innately within all of us. It is […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – The Optimal Morning Routine Plus Keto Tips with Dr. Stephanie Estima

           Download MP3 Every day when we wake we are given a new opportunity to be our best selves—to be present for our loved ones, do the work we are meant to be doing, and feel at peace. However, in our day and age, technology is a part of every waking moment. […]

The Future of Food is Better Than We Thought

We are in the middle of a food revolution. Right before our eyes, a new food system is growing from the ground up, and, as consumers, we have a large impact on what form it takes. The future of food is not as dark as you might have imagined. When consumers voice the need for choices […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Mood Altering Power of Food and Farming with Dr. Drew Ramsey

           Download MP3 When Dr. Drew Ramsey, clinical psychiatrist and Columbia University professor, bought a small farm in rural Indiana, he learned more about food than just how to grow a tomato (albeit, he grows one fine tomato!). He learned that putting our hands in the soil is therapeutic, that there is […]

The Most Important Medicine for Your Health and Longevity

Having weak social ties is as harmful to our health as being an alcoholic and twice as harmful as obesity. Without community, we cannot survive and we cannot thrive. Finding our tribe is the topic of this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy with guest Radha Agrawal. Radha is the Co-founder, CEO, and Chief Community Architect […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Calming Your Anxious Mind with Ariel Garten

           Download MP3 Have you ever wanted to be a more relaxed and less anxious person…someone who bounces back after setbacks that we all face? Someone who can take deep breaths in the midst of a stressful day and not react when something upsets you? My life is full! I am often […]

How Food Marketing is Making Us Sick and Fat

Junk food is everywhere. I walked into Staples a few weeks ago for office supplies and was met with endless amounts of candy at the register. It used to be that we just had to avoid falling into the traps of junk at the grocery store, but now, junk food is ubiquitous and demanding our […]