The Brain Food Blog
Inspiration, ideas and overviews of the latest in brain food, mental health and what we’re up to.
As I speak with more groups, I find myself talking about more and more about connection as a brain function. After all, we say in biology that structure equals function. Meaning that if you look at a cell, its shape/structure tells you about what it does. Your brain...read more
Four years ago, my friend Chef Jennifer Iserloh and I started National Kale Day. The mission is simple. Improve America's health with more nutrient-dense plants. Kale is the shining star in our movement. Millions of people are eating kale and world production and...read more
About 30 of us stood on a rooftop in Brooklyn among rows of kale as the sun set over the Manhattan skyline. Of those 30, only three had ever picked kale. However, that was about to change…. We all stared mesmerized as the sky changed in hues of baby blues and yellows,...read more
This week I got the opportunity to share recipes from Eat Complete with the good folks over at Good Day NY, and The Daily Meal. As you may know, Good Day NY is filmed live, and The Daily Meal is recorded live to tape. Needless to say the pressure was on to produce...read more
I recently took the stage at the VivaFresh Expo, a convention of produce farmers. As I looked out on the men and women in the audience I was in awe as I considered the magnitude of their work; they grow our food and ensure the grocery store is stocked with fresh,...read more
You know those strange occurrences that happen? A synchronicity that occurs that you just can’t explain. Well, last week at 4pm, NPR’s The Splendid Table featured a segment on my new cookbook, Eat Complete, and right at that same moment I took the stage for Mind-Body...read more