Month: May 2019

Nutritional Psychiatry

Nutritional Psychiatry: The Next Big Frontier In Mental Health

Nutritional Psychiatry It looks like a more holistic approach to health may be making another stride forward. As mental health (too) slowly gains acceptance as a health condition, so too has many of mental health’s social determinants been acknowledged. The term Nutritional Psychiatry is the mental health version of Food As Medicine (eventually we will …

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Flexitarian Diet

What is the Flexitarian Diet? A Plant-Based Eating Plan That Allows Meat

Flexitarian Diet There is on-going debate about what we should eat. However, there is wide agreement that a plan-based diet packs a number of health benefits. The challenge has been integrating a plant-based diet into a modern Western lifestyle, especially the US love for meat. The Flexitarian Diet tries to strike that balance between vegetarian …

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sugary drinks are unhealthy

Sugary Drinks Harm Health: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk – St. Lucia Times News

Sugary Drinks Harm Health It is pretty easy to target sugary drinks like cola as harmful but new research shows all sugary drinks harm health. Yes, that includes diet staples like orange juice and other natural fruit juices. As a dietitian once pointed out, there are many oranges in a glass of oranges juice… more …

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ultra processed foods

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods

Ultra-Processed Foods Intuitively, we “just know” ultra-processed foods are not as healthy as food we prepare ourselves from scratch. There isn’t an ingredients label for broccoli or green beans or apples or other fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle so no one is reading them. Go through the frozen foods aisle and everyone from …

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produce improves mental health

Fruit and vegetables may be important for mental as well as physical well-being — ScienceDaily

Produce Improves Mental Health We have known for many years that fruits and vegetables are vital to good physical health but we are learning more that produce improves mental health. As we continue to appreciate the impact of modern Lifestyle and Diet on chronic illnesses, research continues to highlight the holistic nature of health.  For …

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workplace gratitude power

The power of gratitude in the workplace — ScienceDaily

Workplace Gratitude Power “Thank you” can be a very powerful statement and one we hope every child learns. While many of us may forget to show gratitude in the workplace gratitude power has surfaced in recent research. People obviously work for pay but integrating gratitude into planning and running a business is important as well. …

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Defining-holistic-health

What is holistic health? | The Calhoun Times | northwestgeorgianews.com

Defining Holistic Health Defining holistic health is challenging. It is, after all, an all-encompassing definition of health. Often when we think of “health” or “healthcare”, we immediately think of physicians, hospitals, and clinical care. These are undoubtedly part of the healthcare story but health is greater than medical care.  [M]odern medicine is rediscovering what the …

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