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One of my favorite things

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As I believe many if not most of you know, I am the Chief Innovation Officer at Foogal. My position at Foogal is in essence what I have been doing for 25 years. Research, writing, developing protocols for health concerns, developing recipes, and so much more! What I miss is teaching folks how to cook–adults… Read More

Traditional Diets

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Mediterranean and other Traditional Diets The Mediterranean diet is the most well-known traditional diet, but there are 22 countries in the Mediterranean region so a one size fits all in this category is a misnomer. Each country along the Mediterranean Sea boasts a different diet, religion, and culture. For the most part the Mediterranean diet… Read More

No One Wants Their Food Medicalized

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No One Wants Their Food Medicalized. …and two suggestions for the new year Preamble I am in the nutrition world, and my friend is in the policy world focusing on aspects of health, which makes for interesting conversations. On our call yesterday, we caught up on personal things—family, friends, upcoming holidays, plans for the new… Read More

Dr. Adam Gazzaley–live!

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I am proud to chair this program at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on September 22 at 6:00 pm. A NEW ERA OF EXPERIENTIAL MEDICINE: FROM VIDEO GAMES TO PSYCHEDELICS A fundamental challenge of our health-care system is the enhancement of cognition for millions of people who suffer from psychiatric and neurological conditions. Despite… Read More

Interview with BJ Fogg

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My interview with Behavior Scientist BJ Fogg at The Commonwealth Club of California was informative, dynamic, and so much fun! Transforming your life can be easier than you think. In his New York Times best selling book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything, a world-renowned expert on habit formation shares his groundbreaking methods for the first… Read More