Resources

(click on each item below for more information) 

 

BOOKS BY MICHAEL LARA, M.D.

The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen: An Overview of Medicinal Foods - A complete guide for tapping into the healing power of nutrients such as medium-chain triglycerides, omega-3 fatty acids, cocoa, curcumin, green tea and other health-promoting nutrients. 

A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting and High-Intensity Interval Training - An introduction to the science supporting the health-promoting effects of brief fasts and interval training. Includes weekly plans for combining fasting with interval training. 

The Science of Sleep: A Workbook of Evidence-Based Strategies for Better Sleep - A summary of sleep strategies and tips, supplement stacks, self-assessment sleep quizzes, and journal pages for improving sleep. 

 

Pharmaceutical-Grade Supplements

Pure Encapsulations - Pharmaceutical-grade, hypoallergenic supplements and nutraceuticals frequently recommended by our medical practice. 

 

nutritional science research

Examine.com Research Digest - An unbiased subscription newsletter that summarizes latest research on nutritional supplements.

HealthNotes - a free online health library containing summaries of various nutritional supplements and their health benefits.  

 

Wellness Tools

Spire Mindfulness Monitor - A wearable device that tracks your breathing patterns and alerts you when you are tense. 

Verilux HappyLamp Deluxe Sunshine Simulator - A 10,000 lux desk lamp for resetting circadian rhythms. 

Uvex Skyper Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses - Blocks blue light from computer screens and other indoor sources. 

ChiliPad - A matress pad with a heating and cooling temperature control system to promote restful sleep. 

Muse Brain Sensing Headband - A personal meditation assistant that provides real-time feedback on your level of calmness. 

 

LABORATORY TESTING

Genova Diagnostics - Offers a range of functional medicine lab tests, including nutritional and metabolic testing. 

Teloyears - Offers DNA testing of telomeres to determine your cellular age. 

 

Presentation Slides

Sleep and The Brain - high-resolution color copies of presentation slides from Dr. Lara's seminar.