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October 15, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

how can diet affect mental health

How Can Diet Affect Mental Health?

October 15, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

how can diet affect mental health
Mental health is related to all areas of our health, and one of the things that frequently gets overlooked is how much your diet can affect your mental health. In this blog, I'm going to talk about how the things you eat can affect your mental health and how you can change your eating habits in order to make sure that you have optimum mental health when you're out accomplishing things and working hard. [More]

September 26, 2014
by Christie Hunter

eating disorder a repercussionof poor mental health

Eating Disorder: A Repercussion of Poor Mental Health

September 26, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

eating disorder a repercussionof poor mental health
Food provides us nutrition and satiates our hunger. As the primary energy source, the very act of consuming our food enables us to function and go about our daily regimen. The human body is no short of a marvel when it comes to converting the food we eat into the energy that we essentially require to survive.Metabolism is the process the human body has devised to break food into chemical compounds that extract the necessary nutrients that serve as the energy source the body harnesses to perform its various functions. [More]

June 7, 2014
by Christie Hunter

the importanceof balanced nutritionon emotional well being

The Importance of Balanced Nutrition on Emotional Well-Being

June 7, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

the importanceof balanced nutritionon emotional well being
Contrary to the perception that balanced nutrition is only important for physical health; it also plays a vital role in emotional well-being (Bamber, 2007).1 It is a fact that a number of people don’t know that nutrition plays a major role in preventing hormonal imbalances and ensuring good mental health. There is no denying the fact that factors like therapies, counseling and discussing problems with people are very important for peace of mind but without nutritional support, no therapy is effective enough to ensure complete mental health. This article will discuss and highlight some of the major emotional issues due to malnutrition and highlight the importance of proper diet for improved mental health and emotional well-being. [More]

March 23, 2014
by Christie Hunter

modeling healthy food behavior first picture

Modeling Healthy Food Behavior

March 23, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

modeling healthy food behavior first picture
Despite the fact that children spend a large portion of their time at school and other activities, their foremost role models for food, health, and weight will always be their parents.Children mirror parental behaviors. The quality of those behaviors is more important than ever in light of the current Obesity crisis. Although many factors have contributed to the increase in American Obesity, the foremost important behaviors in the provision of a healthy food environment are to A) Eat at home, and B) Eat in Moderation. [More]