https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNqVKxgIZCk&t=93s We all know sleeping is important for our health. At SELFPrinciple.org, I have always promoted sleeping 7-9 hours of sleep for adults. I was fascinated when I came across a study looking at what happens in our brain with a single night of sleep deprivation. The study looked...
https://youtu.be/Q8cqS4CyCxc One of the chronic diseases that does not get a lot of attention is kidney disease. It affects as much as 14% of the general population. Yet, there are very little or no symptoms early on and the disease often gets diagnosed at a much later stage. In fact, kidney...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abzrjhrJjmY&t=276s A whole-foods plant-based diet can be a wonderful part of our healthy lifestyle. In addition, it is great for the planet as well. But what is it about vegetables that have such a dramatic effect on our brain health? Let's look at the research to find out.
Welcome to SELFPrinciple.org. I am a practicing nephrologist and obesity medicine specialist. I created this blog to provide evidence-based nutrition, health, and wellness research. My goal is to share all the wonderful research out there in a simple, easy to understand, manner. Living a full life should not be complicated. Simply sleep more, move more, love more and eat a plant-based diet. Thanks for visiting!
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