How Lucid Dreaming Can Heal You

Sleep is an essential part of any wellness routine.  It allows our brains time to detox, our bodies time to rest, and our minds time to explore a limitless world through dreams.  My wife, Mia, inspired me to learn more about the power of dreams. She began experimenting with lucid dreaming after I nearly died, […]

How to Fix your Gut Health Using Innovative Testing, Exercise, and Compassion with Dr. Marvin Singh

Download MP3 In Functional Medicine, we put a heavy emphasis on gut health. We know that a strong gut is not just essential for digesting food and absorbing nutrients, but that it plays a vital role in the immune system and affects the health of the entire body.  On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, […]

Lucid Dreaming: How to Learn, Grow, and Heal While You Are Asleep

I often talk about the importance of high-quality restful sleep and getting the right amount when it comes to creating great health. But what about the role of dreaming? You might be surprised to learn that the way we dream can have a multitude of benefits on our waking life—specifically through lucid dreaming, or the […]

Food and Climate Change: The Big Picture

Climate change means much more than a hotter planet. It’s also resulting in droughts, heavy precipitation and flooding, harsher winters, and other types of dangerous and even deadly weather events. And while these changes are concerning for a huge variety of reasons, a really big one is how they impact our ability to grow food.  […]

Is there a way to reverse climate change?

Climate change is a real threat, and if we don’t pay attention to it now, it could soon be too late. Every single year, our climate is in worse shape than the year before. Industrialization has caused a rapid increase in the temperature of our planet and we are now living in a hotter climate […]

A Radical Approach to Treating the Root Cause of Stress, Pain, and Addiction with Dr. David Haase

Download MP3 When it comes to addiction, Functional Medicine can offer a comprehensive approach to treating the whole person.  Mind, body, and spirit need to be taken into account, as well as diet and lifestyle interventions and the ever-so-essential aspect of a supportive and uplifting community. With a systems-based approach, we can cover all of […]

Why Climate Change is Worse Than You Think

Climate change is not moving as slowly as we’d like to think. In fact, half of all the damage done through burning fossil fuels has been just over the last 30 years. Unfortunately, every year is now more damaging than the last. The good news is that we are not at a point of no […]

My Top 2 Tips for Healthy Home Cooking

Cooking at home is one of your most valuable and accessible tools to long-lasting health and disease prevention.  It’s been found that the more people prepare their own meals at home, the healthier their diet is and the less likely they are to have obesity and type 2 diabetes. That’s because people eating at home […]

Finding the Farmacy in Your Fridge

Eating the rainbow means a lot more than just an Instagram-worthy plate of food—it means you’re getting a greater diversity of nutrients to protect your body from dis-ease. And it’s not just fruits and vegetables. All of the real, whole foods hiding in your fridge and pantry have incredible benefits waiting to be enjoyed, so […]

Putting out the Fires of Addiction with Dr. John Kelly

Download MP3 Drug overdose and opioid-related deaths continue to grow at an alarming rate in the United States. According to the CDC, more than 700,000 people died from drug overdoses between 1999 and 2017, and on average, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day.  On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks […]

How Chefs Can Be Doctors, and Doctors Can Be Chefs

Many of us are in the middle of an identity crisis when it comes to what we eat.  We’re pulled one way or another about macronutrients and labels, all the while missing the most important concept of all: food is medicine.  We can align our foods to feed our health and get incredible flavor and […]

Protein and Your Health: What you need to know

Protein has become the emotionally charged macronutrient that no one wants to talk about. The debate of plant-based versus animal-based sources has divided us, while carbs and fat have taken center stage as the most important nutrients to watch for good health. But protein deserves some attention. After all, it’s derived from the Greek word […]