“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…

Make Your Own Colloidal Silver: The Anti-Antibiotic

If you haven’t heard of colloidal silver yet, get excited.  Because many families are turning to colloidal silver before antibiotics for many common lung infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, croup, and even the common cold.  Now of course we can’t give medical advice, and we are not recommending skipping the doctor when you think you…

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…

Oct 14 – 16, 2016: 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 on October 14-16, 2016 taking place in Denver, CO. The course will be taught by Dr. Scott Shannon, MD, integrative psychiatrist. What You’ll Learn Over the last five years…

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…