The Brain Food Blog
Inspiration, ideas and overviews of the latest in brain food, mental health and what we’re up to.
What are some small food changes that improve brain nutrition? One simple step we prescribe at the Brain Food Clinic is: Eat the Rainbow The different colors in plants represent different "phyto-nutrients", or plant molecules that influence our health. Red usually...read more
This year, I'm thrilled to be the VIP Lunch Speaker at the W.E.L.L. Summit on Friday, November 3rd. Speaking at the W.E.L.L. Summit last year was truly one of my highlights of 2017. There's something really magical about being in a room filled with people committed to...read more
A big thank you to everyone who participated in Kale Day this year. It was truly inspiring to see all the hospitals, clinics, schools, gardeners, families and individuals sharing their creations and love of our favorite leafy green with friends, family and colleagues...read more
“Would you like anything to drink Chef Bouley?” I asked trying to sound calm and cool. It was 7:50am at the San Diego Convention center and the world class chef and innovator David Bouley was about to speak to a packed room of psychiatrists at the annual meeting of...read more
How is your mental health these days? When was the last time you took a few minutes to check in with yourself. Or someone you care about? We often brush mental health aside - and there are so many reasons for this, from stigma and fear to poor access and resources....read more
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