here appears to be a link between depression and nutrition, and ensuring a healthy diet could help keep children as happy as possible. More research is necessary to determine exactly how effective nutrient treatment might be in treating depression in children.
The adage "you are what you eat" may be one of the most profound truths of our existence. So it should come as no small wonder that you experience a profound sense of euphoria when you devour a decadent dessert or sample a slice of authentic New York from your favorite Brooklyn pizza spot.
One of the most challenging aspects of mental health treatment is establishing causation. Taking an Advil for a headache may relieve symptoms, but if the underlying cause of the headache happens to be a brain tumor, the effect is likened to that of attempting to climb Mt. Everest blindfolded.
Studies suggest that mindfulness practices lead to an increase in gray matter concentration in parts of the brain that affect learning, memory, emotion regulation, self-referential processing and perspective taking.
There are countless types of diets trending today, such as: weight loss diets, crash diets, detox diets, low fat diets, high fat diets, low carb diets and many more! It seems like every time we turn on the TV or look at a magazine, there’s another fad diet that’s promising real results
If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) you may be struggling with gastrointestinal (GI) pain and discomfort that sometimes interrupts your daily life. You likely use medical and dietary interventions to manage and control your symptoms
We have a complicated relationship with fat. Experts demonized fat in the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and now we are entering a new pro-fat era. Popular knowledge is slowly slowly shifting back in favor of butter over margarine, olive oil over canola
In the presence of major health issues, good enough health may sound… good enough. However, as human beings we strive for optimal wellness, happiness, and self-actualization. We want our best, not our mediocre.
What to eat? Many of us suffer from “food anxiety”—worries about what to eat and what not to eat in an environment of contaminated food and conflicting dietary guidelines. Michael Pollan describes the food choice dilemma in his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
When it comes to nutrition and our health, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that with the changes in the Standard American Diet the rates of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and mental health problems such as depression
Despite economic development and amazing progress in medical knowledge and technology, the rates of mental illness remain high in the United States. In fact, they are on the rise for a number of conditions.