Umami is a natural, distinct flavor detected by the tongue in foods like ripe tomato, parmesan cheese, and ocean vegetables. However, manufactured MSG that produces the umami flavor is harmful to the human body.
Posted on February 12, 2014
Posted on November 13, 2013
For many of us burning the candle at both ends, a good night's sleep is hard to come by. But sleep is not only for refreshment—your brain health may depend on it.
Posted on July 31, 2013
A healthy, well-functioning brain starts with a healthy diet. Learn more about the top 3 problem foods to avoid that could affect you or your child's learning and behavior for the worse.
Posted on April 30, 2013
Gut bacteria can produce brain chemicals that influence the brain! Recovery from a mental health disorder should include dietary changes to improve gut health and fight infection and inflammation in the body.
Posted on April 23, 2013
Bringing awareness to autism is critical since one in 50 children is now diagnosed with the condition. As a parent of an autistic child, you can use creative play to support communication, problem-solving, and brain health.
Posted on February 20, 2013
Would you be surprised to learn that a viral or bacterial infection during pregnancy could increase the risk of a child developing autism? Parents can watch for warning signs early on to support a child’s immune health and fight a fungal infection that could lead to autism.
Posted on January 23, 2013
If your child suffers from OCD, mood swings, ADHD, or other developmental issues, a behavioral disorder may not be to blame. A strep infection can often lead to a condition called PANDAS that affects the central nervous system and neurological health.
Inattentive, Moody, or Even Violent? You or Your Child May Be Suffering from Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
Posted on January 09, 2013
Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is difficult to diagnose with standard celiac tests, yet it affects nearly 18 million Americans. Research reveals that both children and adults with behavioral issues often respond to a gluten-free diet.
Posted on September 18, 2012
Studies have proven that while organic food may not be more nutritious than conventional food, it does contain lower levels of pesticides. Pesticides in food are especially harmful to those with a compromised immune system, like pregnant women, infants, and the elderly.