As a Nutritional Psychiatrist, my clinical training is primarily focused on the use of healthy whole foods and nutrients to help improve mental well being. With June being Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, I’d like to share more on this important condition as well as methods of caring for, and preserving, brain health through diet.
Have you had a chance to read my recent blog post on childhood nutrition and different plant based food ideas for kids? If so, what was their favorite mood boosting food?
With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, it is officially the start of summer! One of the hallmarks of summer, and every kid’s favorite part, is no school! COVID restrictions are being lifted in most parts of the US, so this summer is particularly shaping up to be one for the books.
Nutritional psychiatry follows six pillars of using food as medicine for mental health. Understanding these is your first step in enhancing your diet and your metabolic health and achieving optimal well being.
Two of the easiest things you can do when you’re in a mood and want to feel better? Mediate, and fuel your body with a healthy, balanced meal.
Researchers say a ‘5-a-day mix’ diet of fruits and vegetables can improve your health and help you live longer. They recommend people start by adding 1 or 2 fruits or vegetables a day to their diets.