What Doctor’s Don’t Tell You
Published out of the UK by health detective and author, Lynne McTaggart and her husband Bryan Hubbard, this is a magazine filled with leading-edge research and science-backed nuggets and stories for how to take control of your health and wellbeing. They offer online memberships for more access to their comprehensive health database here.
Find a Root Cause Practitioner
Working with a good holistic practitioner is essential, but finding one can be tough. Good news is that holistic (whole person) and functional medicine (aka root cause medicine) are becoming more mainstream. In fact the Cleveland Clinic has recently added a Center for Functional Medicine. Unfortunately many of these practitioners do not accept insurance. Below are links to organizations that offer a “Find a Practitioner” link.
There are an increasing number of mail order companies that supply organic and wild meats, fish, home and personal care products straight to you or to a community drop-off location:
Food Documentaries and Videos
Sugar, The Bitter Truth
Robert H. Lustig, MD, professor of pediatrics at UCSF, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that too much fructose and not enough fiber appear to be driving high insulin, which is fueling the obesity epidemic. www.youtube.com
Paleo Diet and Cookbooks
Ketogenic Diet Info and Cookbooks
Toxicants in Home, Food and Body Care Products
Organizations that monitor home, food and body care products for safety can help you figure out what to avoid and what to buy:
Toxicant and Diseases Database
Moldy — An important overview of the topic of toxic mold illness, with interviews with a variety of doctors as well as patients by Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof who was personally affected by mold. Sign up to watch for free: moldymovie.com
Trade Secrets: A Moyer’s Report — Journalist Bill Moyer investigates the chemical industry and finds secrets the chemical industry doesn’t want us to see, including the negative consequences of the chemical revolution on our bodies: www.pbs.org/tradesecrets
Guided meditations may be the easiest way for you to ease into meditation. These are a few of my favorites for relaxing, healing, and getting better sleep:
Mobile Meditation Apps
These apps are available for your iOS or Android device. Each offers some free meditations and optional monthly subscriptions.
Meditation Tracking Technology
Studies show that this form of meditation, which could be described as non-judgmental present moment awareness, reduces stress, anxiety, pain and depression; improves memory, attention and empathy; and even increases the brain’s gray matter density.