While no single food can promise better mood or mental sharpness into old age, specific dietary patterns might just help to shape our cognitive and psychological well-being.
Over the past five years, evidence from animal and human studies has been pointing to the importance of a Mediterranean-style diet for prevention of depression and anxiety. Now we have proof - via MRI scans - that a Mediterranean-style diet helps to prevent brain shrinkage as well.
On Wednesday March 20th, Rebecca and I attended the first of a series of talks on wonderful lectures - organized by the International Schizophrenia Foundation (ISF), www.orthomed.org – are based on over 40 years of research and clinical practice into orthomolecular approaches for mental health and wellness.
Spring is just the ideal time to let in light and let go of old diet and self-defeating habits.Instead of a crazy fast or expensive ‘packaged’ cleanse, why not try detoxifying with real, living, nutrient dense foods?
The cure for what ails us — both in our bodies and in our nation — can be found in the kitchen. It is a place to rebuild community and connection, strengthen bonds with family and friends, teach life-giving skills to our children, enrich and nourish our bodies and our souls. Yet, in the twenty-first century, our kitchens have been hijacked...