Author Archive | Mark Hyman, MD

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 […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – What Do Genetics Really Tell Us? with Dr. Ben Lynch

           Download MP3 Are there things happening in your body that you can’t see? We were all born with the genes that are code for everything in our physical bodies and even account for some personality traits. Genes determine hair and eye color, sleep patterns, how you detoxify, food sensitivities, and so […]

Is Bone Broth Worth the Hype?

Food should taste good, smell good, look good, and it should be good for you. That’s what this week’s episode of The Doctor’s Farmacy is all about. As a chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author, Marco Canora promotes delicious, simple, and healthful food. His restaurant Hearth is one of my favorites in NYC and has earned positive […]

The Broken Brain Podcast – Fascia: The Connective Tissue That Keeps You Healthy with Dr. Shalini Bhat

           Download MP3 Have you ever thought about how our organs are able to stay in place, exactly where they need to be? There is a stretchy webbing, or connective tissue, inside of our bodies called fascia that runs from head to toe around our organs and our muscles. We are learning […]

Should we tax junk food?

The outside influence that industrial food and agriculture lobbyists have on our policies encourages a food system that engenders disease. For example, in the 2016 election, the American Beverage Association and the soda companies spent more than $30 million fighting taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages. It was only because a deep-pockets organization and a billionaire (the […]

Practicing Awareness to Live Your Best Life with Dr. Dan Siegel

           Download MP3 What kind of person would you be if you were calmer, more centered, kinder, and relaxed? Do you think you would feel better about yourself and your relationships with others…make different decisions…be more loving? The golden ticket to living your best life is within reach for every single human, […]

The Awakened Family

Years ago when I was getting remarried, and my daughter protested, I told her that it was my life, and it was my decision. At another point, years ago, I told my son who was struggling with some homework, “Why can’t you do your homework like your sister?” I didn’t even remember saying these things, […]