Eating

Note: We honor that every body has unique needs vis-à-vis eating and nutritional health. The following are a few resources we have found useful. Hopefully these can inspire you to discover what your body needs.

TED Talk

What's wrong with what we eat

This fun but fiery discussion explores problems with our current, modern diets and explains how they are putting the entire planet at risk.

TED Talk - Mark Bittman
TED Talk

How the food you eat affects your brain

Learn how what you bite, chew and swallow has a direct and long-lasting effect on your brain.

TED Talk - Mia Nacamulli
TED Talk

You can grow new brain cells. Here's how

Yes! It’s possible for adults to grow new brain cells. But how exactly does that improve mood, increase memory formation and prevent the cognitive decline associated with aging?

TED Talk - Sandrine Thuret
Resource

Whole30

A comprehensive program to guide you in eating whole and unprocessed foods.

Whole30
Article

Nutrition basics

Fundamentals to help you evaluate and digest (har, har!) the latest nutrition research and advice.

Mayo Clinic
Article

What is Naturopathic Nutrition?

Learn about the practice of nutrition within the context of naturopathic medicine.

Naturopathic Nutrition Association
Tools & Resources

Food and Nutrition

Access dietary resources and guidelines based on the philosophy of traditional Ayurvedic Medicine.

The Ayurvedic Institute
Guide

Try a FODMAPs diet to manage irritable bowel syndrome

The name is a mouthful! The low FODMAPs diet seeks to decrease fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. But what are these substances and why does controlling them help in managing IBS?

Harvard Health Publishing

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