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The Health Benefits of Sprouting: Unlocking the Power of Vegetables

The Health Benefits of Sprouting: Unlocking the Power of Vegetables

Sprouting, the process of germinating seeds, to grow into young plants, has been practiced for centuries across various cultures. This simple yet powerful technique is celebrated for its ability to enhance t…
Ultra-processed Foods Threaten Your Brain

Ultra-processed Foods Threaten Your Brain

I’ve been writing a lot as of late about the threat posed by ultra-processed foods, (UPFs), specifically as it relates to the brain. And wouldn’t you know it. Just today, a powerful study appeared in the jou…
Internet Usage May Reduce Dementia Risk

Internet Usage May Reduce Dementia Risk

In our book, Brain Wash, Dr. Austin Perlmutter and I warned about the potential risk of extensive Internet usage, especially as it relates to adolescents using excessively involved in social media.  But new …
Male Fertility and the Semen Microbiome

Male Fertility and the Semen Microbiome

It seems as if there is no limit to the various body systems that are now being characterized as having a unique association with bacteria and other resident living organisms. Several years ago, I wrote Brai…
Type 2 Diabetes Can Shorten Life by Up to 14 Years

Type 2 Diabetes Can Shorten Life by Up to 14 Years

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 30 could lead to a reduction in life expectancy of up to 14 years. Analysis of data from 19 affluent countries revealed that individuals diagnosed at 50 yea…
Fruit Juice Threatens Health

Fruit Juice Threatens Health

I travel quite a bit for conferences and meetings and this often means that I have breakfast in hotels. And two things I frequently observe continue to be head scratchers. First, why do the menus still featu…
Review – Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine

Review – Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine

Over the last couple of years, I’ve had the opportunity to serve on several scientific advisory boards with my colleague and friend, Dr. Robert Lustig. He’s certainly well known in the metabolism community, …
Deep Sleep Nurtures the Brain

Deep Sleep Nurtures the Brain

In this post, my aim is to explore the intricate and important relationships between sleep and brain health, with a specific focus on deep sleep and its role in enhancing the function of the brain’s glymphat…
Fast Food is Contaminated

Fast Food is Contaminated

For years I have been warning about the health threats associated with consuming ever-popular fast foods. Fast food consumption in America is a significant aspect of the country’s food culture, reflecting a …
Why You Should Know Your HRV

Why You Should Know Your HRV

I’ve been mentioning heart rate variability a lot lately, especially on podcasts, in the context of it being an important health metric. So, I think it’s a good idea to take a closer look in terms of what th…