Are Some Foods Addictive? I ask this question and provide answers in my latest blog article at Hormones Matter. Below a very much shortened version. I hope you read the full article to understand the full concept. …While we all recognize drugs and alcohol as addictive substances, today, one of the most common addictions is to […]
All You Need to Know About Migraine: Watch this video: Angela A. Stanton Ph.D. (me) being interviewed by Florence Christophers at the Kick Sugar Summit in September 2022. Since this is not a YouTube video, I can only link and cannot embed. Please watch the video here.
When I started my doctoral dissertation and the associated research, I was absolutely full of love toward what I was doing. I worked on understanding how specific hormones in the brain (neuropeptides) modify human decision-making. I ran clinical trials and published several articles. Here is chapter 2 of my dissertation published in PLOS One. It […]
An Incredible Find An amazing statement at the end of the abstract of this article (open access article): “The main areas of serotonin research provide no consistent evidence of there being an association between serotonin and depression, and no support for the hypothesis that depression is caused by lowered serotonin activity or concentrations.” (Moncrieff, J., […]
Endless Stupidity I have been a member of Quora for many years. I get “request for answer” from many Quora subscribers every single day and about 90% of the requests are associated with migraines, asking pretty much the same questions. Of course, I am requested for the answer since I am a migraine specialist! Now… […]
We often discuss what foods we should be eating based on macronutrient contents, such as protein, fat, and carbohydrate. We also discuss that potassium and sodium should be in a particular ratio, but we seldom if ever discuss foods in terms of their micronutrients. The paper “Priority micronutrient density in foods” by Ty Beal and […]
The Myth of the Mediterranean Diet goes back to Ancel Keys, who decided that the meals served in Greece during Lent was THE ideal diet. Yep, it’s stupid, but it took off and now people believe it. How does the saying go? If enough people repeat something that never happened, it will become the truth […]
While most of the interviews I am asked for are about migraine, every now and then the discussion moves to other interesting areas. This podcast is about protein: what kind of protein, how much, age differences, and the many caveats of a healthy life by a high animal-protein diet. Why animal protein? Because the only […]