The influence of diet in causing and preventing physiological and psychological disorders is well established, as is the importance of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients in maintaining health. Nutritionists go one step further by using diet and nutritional supplements to treat and prevent illness. They look for nutritional deficiencies, food allergies and intolerances, and for […]
Can Broccoli Improve Your Mood?
You already know that vegetables are good for your health. But did you know that they are also good for your mood? A study led by researchers in New Zealand and published in the British Journal of Healthy Psychology found that eating fruits and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life. The study tracked […]
Vitamin Detoxification Therapy
In the broadest sense, vitamin therapy is the use of vitamins to prevent or cure disease. In contrast, vitamin detoxification therapy is detoxification with vitamins, primarily antioxidants. The use of antioxidants is generally recommended as an ongoing, daily regimen when well-being is in anyway compromised. Some vitamins, such as C and E, are antioxidant nutrients […]
Foods That Boost Your Mood
Recently, I’ve seen a number of claims on popular websites that “happy foods,” such as chocolate and coffee, can improve your mood. On the surface, these claims seem to good to be true. After all, who wouldn’t like to believe that having a Kit Kat with your morning coffee is the path to positivity and […]