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By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I cannot say enough wonderful things about wild mushrooms. Although you’ll often see them categorized as a vegetable, they technically belong to the fungi family. Their medicinal benefits have been recognized by Eastern medicine practitioners for thousands of years. Modern science is now catching up to ancient wisdom…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Protein is responsible for nearly all of the work carried out in every cell throughout the body. Protein provides the building blocks for the structure, function, and regulation of all tissues and organs, as well as the repair of our DNA. Many foods contain protein, but none are…
By Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN
You have probably heard that positivity is beneficial and good for you. While it does feel good to think positive, much more is happening! It turns out that positive thoughts and feelings are two of the best medicines for your body. Your…
By Mark Hyman MD
Mind, Mood & Food brings together medical and culinary nutrition with cutting-edge research for clinicians and health-conscious individuals to learn how to improve mental and emotional well-being with food. This five-day training includes experiential learning with food, nature, mind-body medicine, live food demonstrations, and whole-food meals that inspire long-lasting nutritional transformation. Participants…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Brown rice or white?  Everyone who has been to a Chinese restaurant has been asked this question.  Next time you are faced with this decision, be sure to consider these 5 reasons to choose brown.. Processing – When white rice is made, the hull, or outer…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I often get the question “How can I get enough calcium on a dairy-free diet?” There is a lot of misconception about calcium due to the push for 3 servings of cow’s milk every day, starting from infancy. How could we possibly get our calcium needs met and…