Ask Dr. Kel: I’m Tired, Bloated & Craving Sugar. How Can I Break This Cycle?

Hi Dr. Kel! Help! I feel bloated all the time, I’m constantly tired and I have the worst food cravings. I am trying to make positive changes in my life but I feel so foggy brained and lack motivation most of the time so I end up giving in to sugar and caffeine to get me through the[…]

CBS New York: Bob Salter Interviews MicroNourish Founder On Micronutrients & Burn-Out

  WFAN Radio Interview: Micronutrients & Burn-Out On May 7, 2015, Bob Salter interviewed MicroNourish Founder, Nadia Tarazi for MicroNourish about the importance of micronutrients, the impact micronutrients have on mental wellness, and the brain-gut connection. Press play below to listen to the full interview. You can also access it here: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/audio/bob-salter/  

Do Micronutrients Hold The Key To More Mindful Eating?

“We each have an inner register that can tell us how to eat, when to eat, what to eat, when to stop eating.  Eating is like other bodily functions – sleeping, peeing, walking, sneezing. Our body sends us signals, which we can respond to.” Susie Orbach, Psychotherapist & Author, On Eating Is your body sending you[…]

Only 6 Ingredients: Gut-Happy Raw Coconut Chocolate

I Made This Batch Just For You…  As promised on facebook, to celebrate the gut study claiming that dark chocolate may pack a ‘positive punch for our health’ because of our gut microbes, I whisked up a batch of our favorite homemade raw recipe just to share with you. And I managed to snap a picture just before[…]

Micronutrient Deficiencies: Why Your Diet May Not Be As Nutritious As You Think

“Sadly, each successive generation of fast-growing, pest-resistant carrot is truly less good for you than the one before.” Scientific American Your veggie-filled diet may not be as nutritious as you think You eat well. Your diet is balanced, and rich in natural, earthy foods. But, given the diminishing number of nutrients making it through the[…]

Are ‘Mass Food Production’ and ‘Nutrient Density’ Incompatible Goals?

“Our 50-year experiment with industrial agriculture has failed. I believe this conclusion will be readily apparent to anyone willing to seriously examine American diet and health statistics over the past century.” John Iker, Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri, Columbia The impact of a changing agriculture industry. The vanishing micronutrient-content of our food is alarming. But[…]

Is A Gut-Brain Disconnect Behind Your Overeating?

The surges of Dopamine behind your cravings The gut-brain connection has attracted a lot of buzz in the mental health space recently. Now, research suggests that improving the connection between your first brain and second brain could significantly reduce your urge to overeat and strengthen the “full signal” that helps you stop eating when full*.[…]

Want To Understand The Brain-Gut Connection? Just Spend A Day With A Newborn.

At MicroNourish, we’re pretty fixated on helping the world realize the connection between digestive health and your state of mind. So I was chuffed when we realized that Leo, the 7-week son of one of our team members, is the perfect case-study of how the brain-gut cycle works. Four pillars that rise & fall together: Your state of Mind,[…]

Could Micronutrients Help Veterans?

Recent study indicates micronutrients may help reduce intrusive thoughts after trauma There has been an increasing amount of attention being paid to the role micronutrients play in mental health, and recent research suggests this may extend to those suffering  following traumatic incidents. A recent study** conducted in New Zealand after the 6.3 earthquake in 2011[…]

Why We Upgraded Folic Acid To Folate (5-MTHF)

We recently upgraded our Core Micronutrients formula by changing our Folic Acid to 5-Methyltetrahydrofolate. We asked Dr. Ruth Leyse-Wallace to summarize why this switch was key, and why absorbing Vitamin B9 is so important.   Forms of Vitamin B-9 Folate – in natural foods Folic acid – synthetic, in some supplements – needs to be converted into Folate[…]