Foods That Reduce Stress and Depression

Foods That Reduce Stress and Depression Many of the symptoms of depression can be directly linked to vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the standard American diet, which is largely comprised of empty carbs, caffeine, and sugar. Depression, mood swings and fatigue often have a common cause: poor nutrition. While sometimes medication is also necessary, avoiding […]

50 Healthy Foods

50 Brain Healthy Foods           Almonds, raw Almond milk, unsweetened Apples Asparagus Avocados Bananas Beans (black, pinto, garbanzo)Bell peppers (yellow, green, red, and orange) Beets Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Brussels sprouts Carrots Cheese, low fat Cherries Chicken, skinless Cranberries Egg whites, DHA enriched Grapefruit Herring Honeydew Kiwi Lemons Lentils Limes Oats Olive […]

Eating for Better Mental and Physical Health

You’ve heard it. You are what you eat. Clever little phrase. But actually it’s true. The food we eat is the fuel our body uses to stay alive and functioning. How well we function is many ways determined by the quality of our food. “Your body is constantly replacing old cells with new ones at […]

Foods to Help Ease Anxiety & Stress

Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults, which is about 18% of the US adult population. Research suggests that nearly 30% of American adults will qualify for an anxiety disorder diagnosis at some point in their lives. Clients I see who are struggling with anxiety are often taking medications to manage it. Sometimes they either don’t […]

Meet Your Anxious Brain

A lot is going on in the anxious brain. Many parts of the brain and various neurotransmitters, hormones and amino acids are busily contributing to your anxiety, but there are some main players of particular importance. It is important for you to get acquainted with these parts and their function so you can know and […]