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Recipe: Caribbean Black Eyed Peas (Cold Salad)

MAKE THIS Caribbean-inspired bean salad ahead of time, to allow time for the peppers, onions and other flavors to meld. Caribbean Black Eyed Peas (Cold Salad) Ingredients 4 tsp. poblano pepper 7 stalks green onion or scallion (white part only) ⅓ c. red onion 2 cans (30 ounces) organic black eyed peas For the Dressing […]

Caribbean Black Eyed Peas (Cold Salad)

Recipe: Carrots, Hot Peppers, and Shallot Stir Fry

TO PEEL GINGER quickly and safely use the edge of a small spoon and scrape the peel away from the ginger root to remove all the skin before chopping. Carrots, Hot Peppers, and Shallot Stir Fry with Ginger and Garlic Ingredients ½ jalapeno pepper 1 ½ tsp. fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves 3 shallots 1 […]

Carrots, Hot Peppers, and Shallot Stir Fry

Recipe: Gingered Carrots and Red Onions with Broccoli

YOU CAN SUBSTITUTE broccoli with your freshest vegetable. Use baby carrots to speed up the prep time. Gingered Carrots and Red Onions with Broccoli Ingredients 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp. ginger, peeled 2 medium carrots ½ large red onion ½ bunch broccoli 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ tsp. paprika ⅛ tsp. red pepper flakes 1 […]

Gingered Carrots and Red Onions with Broccoli

Recipe: Rice Version #1

BROWN RICE IS A STAPLE of a healthy diet. This rice can be cooked in a rice cooker as well. Rice Version #1 Ingredients 1 c. short-grain brown rice 2 c. water 2 tsp. olive oil ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. fresh thyme ¼ tsp onion powder ½ bay leaf   In a small […]

Rice Version #1

Ask Dr. Mark FAQs

ONE OF THE MOST COMMON questions that I am asked in my practice and elsewhere are grouped here, with more being added regularly. Also try browsing through my UltraWellness Library of articles and recipes to find more information on a wider range of topics, sample my Video Archive, or use the search box at the […]

How Do I Know If Inflammation Is A Problem For Me?

EVERYONE WHO HAS HAD a sore throat, rash, hives, or a sprained ankle knows about inflammation. These are normal and appropriate responses—your body’s defense system—to infection and trauma. This kind of inflammation is good and we need it to survive. The trouble occurs when that defense system runs out of control, like a rebel army […]

Can Autism be Cured?

TODAY MOST PEOPLE BELIEVE that Autism is a genetic brain disorder. I’m here to tell you that this isn’t true. The real reason we are seeing increasing rates of autism is simply this: Autism is a systemic body disorder that affects the brain. A toxic environment triggers certain genes in people susceptible to this condition. […]

I know stress makes you sick, but I’m not into meditation. How can I create calm?

YOU’RE RIGHT. In fact 95% of all illnesses are caused or worsened by stress. The key is learn how to actively relax. To engage the powerful forces of the mind on the body you must do something, you can’t just sit there watching television or drink a beer. If you’re not up for mediation try: […]