Natural Headache and Migraine Relief

If you have suffered from headaches or migraines for long, you can relate to the feeling of impending doom that sets in when you feel one coming on.  Knowing that you have to solider on while it feels like bricks are bashing you about the head and neck is much easier said than done.  Some…

New ADHD Research: Micronutrient Therapy Effective for Children

Researchers from the University of Otago, the University of Canterbury, the Canterbury District Health Board and Oregon Health & Science University have been studying micronutrients and their effect on pediatric ADHD, specifically researching a micronutrient supplement produced by Hardy Nutritionals®, called Daily Essential Nutrients. The researchers recently published their findings Oct. 2, 2017, in the Journal…

Micronutrient Therapy “May Replace Ritalin” For ADHD

A recent double-blind trial proves a clinical micronutrient treatment is a safe and effective alternative to ADHD drugs. While there are a number of ADHD treatments available for both adults and children, it is unusual to see the words “double-blind study” and “stimulant-free” associated with one. Daily Essential Nutrients, a clinical micronutrient supplement available worldwide…

Master Integrative Practitioner Courses: UK July 1st and July 3rd, 2017

July 1 and 3 2017, UK: We are excited to announce a unique opportunity for healthcare practitioners to learn from master integrative practitioner, Dr. Janet Settle. This one-day course, held July 1 in Guernsey and July 3 in London, is specifically for prescribers and interested non-prescribing Mental Health and Primary Care professionals who want to expand into…

Nutritional Deficiencies Contribute to Mental Health

Shared with permission from www.GetHardy.com June 1, 2017 As a leading cause of disability, suicide and homicide in the United States, there is no denying that mental disorders have become a worldwide crisis. [1]  While a wide range of labels are assigned to a long list of symptoms, university research is supporting a growing body…

Seasonal Affective Disorder: It’s Not Just About Vitamin D

Holiday cheer and hot cocoa may bring happiness and joy for millions of Americans, but for a large percentage of the population, it also means Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) rears its ugly head. While the holiday season is over for this year, many people are still struggling with the “Winter Blues” and hoping for summer….

“Micronutrient formulation is an effective and safe treatment for adult ADHD.”

Double-blind study reports: “Micronutrient formulation is an effective and safe treatment for adult ADHD.” A micronutrient formulation co-developed by Hardy Nutritionals® founder David Hardy, showed “statistically robust improvements” in the first-ever double-blind study to test the effectiveness and safety of a multivitamin-mineral treatment for adult ADHD. Furthermore, this* specialized combination of vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino…

How Some Doctors Are Letting Us Down

It starts like this: a mom and her very hyper, very active son walk into a pediatric clinic.  He is bouncing off the walls, asking tons of questions and incessantly begging for her to take him toy shopping when they are done. It is important to note that he ate eggs, strawberries and toast for breakfast,…

The Nutrition of Mental Health – Infographic

The Nutrition of Mental Health Infographic, courtesy of  of Best Masters in Counseling, shows visually how nutrition affects mood, sleep quality, overall health and quality of life.  The gut-brain connection is real.  Exercise matters.  Put good in, get good out. This alternative to ADHD medication is sweeping the world because of its effectiveness and safety: Dr….

Research Shows that Nutrition, Not Medication, Improves Mental Health

Clinical psychologist, Julia Rucklidge, delivers an enlightening TED talk on the importance of nutrition and it’s role in mental health. Dr. Rucklidge, of the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, has spent many years studying micronutrient therapies and their effect on mood and mental health. Dr. Rucklidge teaches us that despite many pharmaceutical medications on the market, mental…

Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications

Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications Oh how we love this book, available on Amazon, written by Jennifer Kozek. Jennifer Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along…

Are Your Kids’ Diets Lacking in Nutrients?

Are Your Kids’ Diets Lacking in Nutrients? Every day, many parents around the world work hard to provide their children with healthy diets, full of vitamins and minerals.  But have you ever analyzed your children’s daily intake to see what they might be lacking?  While the Institute of Medicine has provided the RDA (recommended daily allowance), studies have…

Awesome Kid-Friendly Science Videos

If you’re looking for some kid-friendly science videos, look no further.  We have compiled our favorites right here.  Enjoy! Check out this color test science video! Your eyes and brain are pretty amazing! What if you stopped drinking water?  Find out! Can you trust your ears?  Can you believe the things you hear? Find out! How…

Alternative Treatment for PMDD

She Tried Just About Everything for PMDD – Until She Found Daily Self Defense™. We sat down with Stacey, who has PMDD, and uses Hardy Nutritionals® micronutrient formulation, called Daily Self Defense™ for Women. What made you try using micronutrients for your PMDD?  I was on a Facebook page called PMDD Girl. A women there posted…

Psychiatry MasterClass Denver, CO

Incorporating Integrative Medicine Into Your Psychiatric Practice If you are interested in incorporating Integrative Medicine into your psychiatric practice by participating in the Psychiatry Master Class in Denver, CO. The course will be taught by Dr. Scott Shannon, MD, integrative psychiatrist. What You’ll Learn Over the last five years the interest in Integrative Psychiatry has…

Who Doesn’t Have A Nutrient Deficiency?

Who Doesn’t Have A Nutrient Deficiency? Why Aim For The Minimum? I know, I know.  You eat 15 servings of raw fruits, nuts and veggies per day.  You’ve got your carbs, grains and proteins all balanced out and you drink tons of water.  You never eat processed foods or sugary garbage.  Your brain functions perfectly…

Black Dog Named Depression

This video is a great way to understand depression and the way it can affect lives.  Does your depression follow you around the way a stray dog can follow you around?  Imagine if that dog followed you everywhere, and never let you enjoy your life.  Akin to having a rain cloud of depression over your…

My Son’s Experience Using Micronutrients To Improve Mood, Aggression

Shared by J. M., Mom, Seattle, WA “I am sharing this story in case there are other parents out there who are struggling with a child who exhibits aggressive, irrational behavior on a regular basis.  If anyone is looking for a research-backed alternative to meds that addresses the root cause, then read on. My oldest…

6 Depression Beating Strategies

Six Depression-Beating Strategies 1. Try Something New: Envision Change Part of being depressed means lacking the motivation to try new things.  MindBodyGreen.com says we need to envision how we’ll feel after the task at hand.  Whether we need motivation to simply get up in the morning, or just to get through the day, focusing on the light…

American Psychiatric Association Symposium Features Micronutrient Treatments

Nutritional psychiatry was the topic of a three-hour symposium, “Mineral-Vitamin Combinations as Primary Treatment of Psychiatric Symptoms” at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada on May 20, 2015 and was a featured topic at the 2016 American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. “There is more…

Natural Healing Herbs For PMDD

Looking for alternative natural treatments for PMDD, or Pre-menstrual Dysphoric Disorder? Do you suffer from 1-2 weeks per month of uncontrollable mood swings that seem to coincide with your menstrual cycle? If so, you are not alone, and you could have PMDD.  Statistics show as many as 10% of women may currently suffer from PMDD…

Alternative ADHD Treatment Proven Effective:

A mix of vitamins and minerals could replace Ritalin as the best option to treat children with ADHD. Medical trials have proven so successful that parents are flocking to purchase microntrients from Hardy Nutritionals.  “It actually really helps calm me down…” says Zandah, age 13.  It’s all natural, packed with vitamins and minerals.  Hardy Nutritionals’…

The Best Smoothies for Kids

If you add micronutrients to you kids’ diets, check out these creative recipes that even the pickiest of kids found delicious (and ultra-nutritious).

Back to School With ADHD?

Back To School With ADHD If part of your child’s Back To School routine means reviewing or revising their ADHD medication plan, take two minutes to review this option you may have never considered. “Of the 161 children and adolescents, 81% experienced a measurable improvement in symptoms….  required much less psychiatric medication…  More than half of…