Do you feel bombarded by advice about what to eat and what not to eat? Why not experiment?
Don’t change a thing for now. Just start noticing how you feel after everything you eat and drink.
Energized? Sleepy? Focused? Unmotivated? Bloated? Sustained energy? Short energy burst only?
Then make a list of any health concerns you have. What do you know about how diet affects what you have noticed and listed? Get curious and learn from what you discover. Be an explorer! And maybe get some information and skills under your belt to help you move in a new direction at your own pace. Here are a few ideas you might enjoy.
Take a look at how much our diet affects our healing. Dean Ornish, MD, founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body's natural desire to heal itself. Dr. Ornish is a leading expert on preventing and treating illness with dietary and lifestyle changes
Dean Ornish, M.D.
If you like what you heard in the Healing Through Diet video, this book tells you how to put what you heard into practice. Check out the tasty recipes!
From the author of the landmark bestseller Program for Reversing Heart Disease comes an empowering new program that teaches you how to lower high blood pressure, lose weight, lower your cholesterol, prevent and reverse Type 2 diabetes, prevent and reverse cardiovascular disease and prevent and treat prostate cancer and breast cancer by customizing a healthy way of eating and living based on your own desires, needs, and genetic predispositions.
Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored over 70 scientific publications as well as 17 books.
As president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research. He has hosted three PBS television programs on nutrition and health and is frequently called on by news programs to discuss issues related to nutrition and research. Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Dr. Barnard received his M.D. degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the same institution. He practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York before returning to Washington to found the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Watch this fascinating, information-packed video to discover how fasting (it's not as hard as you think!) may protect your brain from neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
Watch this fascinating, information-packed video to discover how an Eating Plan that leaves you feeling full and satisfied can reduce inflammation in your body. Reducing inflammation can be expected to support the neck tissue healing that will improve your headaches.
This video tells the story about why 3 meals a day is unnecessary and how eating ONE meal a day can make being healthy much simpler. Besides the health benefits detailed below, the author endorses this style of eating for the same reason that Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, wore basically the same thing every day: "It makes choosing easier and frees up my brain to focus on other things."
Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Judson Brewer, MD, Ph.D, discusses the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. Learn about the brain’s habit-forming process and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving.
If you like what you heard in the Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit video, this app helps you put what you heard into practice to let go of food craving and binge eating. Eat Right Now® is an Evidence-based program to help you manage your food cravings and become a healthier eater. It was developed from over 10 years of groundbreaking medical research by Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD while he was at Yale University School of Medicine’s Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic and UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness.
According to a recent study from UCSF, participants in the Eat Right Now® program reduced their food-related cravings by 40%.
Check out the website to see how the cost-effective online program or phone-based app can help you tame your cravings or binge eating and develop healthy eating habits.