Detox Daily With These 5 Phytonutrients
Postpartum Depression: A Holistic Perspective
We’re all toxic. Period. Toxins exist in every aspect of our lives today; from the air we breathe, to the water we drink, the food we eat, and even the thoughts we think.
Phytonutrients are a surprisingly simple way to combat the toxins we come into contact with everyday. By eating a rainbow of nutrient-dense plant foods, you can support your body's natural detoxification function.
Mindful Eating: 5 Ways to Practice
Postpartum depression affects 10-15% of women who give birth, yet the research on pregnancy-related mood disorders is astonishingly one-dimensional. This research neither looks at metabolic and inflammatory markers, nor dietary and environmental exposures (chemical sensitivities) known to cause depression.
Nutrition for Depression: The Path To Mental Wellness
Mindful eating is the process of slowing down and paying attention to your actual eating experience without judgment. This may sound simple, but it can be challenging if you’ve made a habit of eating mindlessly.
Think Yourself Well: How Our Thoughts Influence Our Health
It is estimated that 15 million Americans suffer from depression. If you’re one of them, you may be surprised to know that diet plays an important role in mental health. So much so, that is has inspired an entire field of medicine called nutritional psychiatry.
Healing Anxiety: Addressing The Root Cause
If you’re familiar with the mind-body connection, you know that our thoughts and emotions have the ability to impact our physical health, and chronic stress is one of the major health risks facing people today.
Abandoning Antidepressants As An Effective Treatment For Depression
The conventional approach to dealing with anxiety is to medicate. If you’ve dealt with anxiety that is disruptive to your quality of life, there’s a good chance you’ve been told there’s a neurotransmitter imbalance in your brain that can be corrected through medications like Valium, Xanax, or Klonopin (benzodiazepines).
It is estimated that today, nearly 50 percent of Americans will struggle with mood symptoms, and 11 percent will be medicated for them. Psychiatric medications are now the second leading class of drugs sold, after cholesterol-lowering drugs. With side effects ranging from nausea to blurred vision, sexual dysfunction to suicidality, they must be effective enough to warrant such risks, right? Wrong.