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Eat Your Way to Better Health with ...

     Download MP3 With so much conflicting dietary advice, divided opinion, and contradiction, what should we be eating and doing from a dietary perspective? Food is more than just […]

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  • 4/18

5 Takeaways from My Broken Brain 2 ...

Broken Brain 2 was a way for me to share the latest innovations for healing and nourishing our brain-body connections, a process that helped me recover my own health—using these […]

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  • 4/15

Why Being Sick and Overweight Is No...

Our food and healthcare systems are broken; they are not serving public health and are even putting certain communities at a disproportionate risk. We are up against social, economic, environmental, […]

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  • 3/27

From 31 Flavors of Ice Cream to a 3...

As my friend Ocean Robbins says, “When you eat the Standard American Diet you get the standard American diseases.” In fact, poor diet is responsible for almost 700,000 death in […]

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  • 3/6

The Broken Brain Podcast: The Power...

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