Nutritional Care Greatly Helps in Dealing with Depression

 
 

Jillian Levy, CHHC comprehensively explains why consumption of iodine is vital for our health and the negative consequences of ignoring it in our dietary intake:

“Iodine is present throughout the body in just about every organ and tissue, needed by almost every bodily system to keep us alive and energised. For this reason, iodine deficiency poses many risks — an alarming thought considering that some sources suggest around 50 percent or more of the adult population in Western developed nations are at least somewhat iodine-deficient.”


Iodine: The Essential Mineral Often Ignored Jillian Levy, CHHC Dr Axe

 

Dining out heightens risk of contracting COVID-19

A recent American study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that dining out at restaurants, bars or cafes, poses a heightened risk to contracting COVID-19 compared to engaging in other high risk public activities, writes Rachael Rettner:

“...They found that those who tested positive were nearly three times more likely to report dining at a restaurant, and nearly four times more likely to report going to a bar or coffee shop, than those who tested negative.”


COVID-19: Dining Out Can Be Deadly   Rachael Rettner Live Science


Agreeableness Paves Way to Achievement?

The University of California recently published a unique study, demonstrating the correlation between an individual’s personality and their goal setting. People deemed successful possessed distinct positive personality traits:

“The personality traits examined in the present study are termed the "Big Five" in psychology. They are neuroticism, extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness and conscientiousness. These five traits broadly capture most of the ways in which people differ from one another, and they are related to a wide range of important life outcomes.”

The Connection Between Personality & Success Karen Nikos-Rose Medical Xpress



Good Diet Important in Healing of Depression

In this podcast, Dr Mark Hyman interviews Dr Uma Naidoo, a Harvard psychiatrist, to learn how an individual’s diet and gut health can affect their mental health. Most notably, how to treat the common issues of anxiety and depression naturally with the correct nutritional health advice:

“What we eat affects more than our bodies; it also affects our brains. And recent studies have shown that diet can have a profound impact on mental health conditions ranging from ADHD to depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, OCD, dementia, and beyond.”


Treating Mental Illnesses With Nutritional Psychiatry Dr Mark Hyman Dr Hyman

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