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Ted Talks

"How Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains" by Sara Lazar, PhD

"A Brain Food Prescription from the Farmacy" by Dr. Drew Ramsey

"The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans" by Dr. Daniel Amen

DVD / Streaming Video

"Breast Wellness: Tools to Prevent and Heal from Breast Cancer" by Elizabeth Boham, MD

“The Science and Art of Human Longevity: A Reverse-engineered Approach” by Peter Attia, MD

"Brain Maker with David Perlmutter, MD

Dr. David Perlmutter explains how the health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by the state of your microbiome- the vast population of organisms that live in your body and outnumber your own cells 10 to 1

"The Allergy Solution with Leo Galland, MD"

Dr. Leo Galland takes an in-depth look at how we can balance immunity through nutrition and lifestyle to reverse allergies without drugs.



Popular Sources:

Harvard Business Review: "Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain"

Family Circle Magazine: "Yoga Poses for Better Bone Health"

New York Times: "How Meditation Changes the Brain and the Body"

New York Times: "Benefits of Yoga May Go Bone Deep (12 Minutes of Yoga for Bone Health)"

New York Times: "How to Meditate" 

New York Times: "Always Hungry? Here's Why"

New York Times: "Could Your Healthy Diet Make Me Fat?" 

Harvard Business Review: "How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day"

Stanford Medicine SCOPE: "The Exercise Pill: A Better Prescription than Drugs for Patients with Heart Problems"

Science Daily: "Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks"

Genome: "Traces of the Past Your Experiences Leave Marks on Your DNA (and on Your Kids’ DNA Too)"

Nutritious Life: "The Gut-Brain Connection and How it Impacts Your Health"


Medical Journals:

PLOS One: "Relaxation Response and Resiliency Training and Its Effect on Healthcare Resource Utilization"

Journal of the American Medical Association: "Epigenetics at the Crossroads of Genes and Our Environment"

Journal of the American Medical Association: "The Human Microbiome and the Future of Practice of Medicine"

Journal of the American Medical Association: "Unraveling the Influence of Gut Microbes on the Mind"

Journal of the American Medical Association: "Genomes of Microbes Inhabiting the Body Offer Clues to Human Health and Disease"

American Journal of Medicine: "Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction to Improve Care for Veterans with Gulf War Illness"

British Medical Journal: "Comparative effectiveness of exercise and drug interventions on mortality outcomes"

The Lancet: "Nutritional Medicien as Mainstream in Psychiatry"

The Journal of Positive Psychology: "Effects of a yoga-based intervention for young adults on quality of life and perceived stress: The potential mediating roles of mindfulness and self-compassion

Meditation Research by Sara Lazar, PhD and team - a link to her Google scholar page featuring 38 published articles - Dr. Lazar uses neuruoimaging techniques to study neurological, cognitive, and emotional changes associated with the practice of meditation and yoga. She and her team also incorporate measures of peripheral physiology (breathing, heart beat) in order to understand how meditation practice influences the brain-body interaction.