Mental Health

The most powerful way to change your brain chemistry is through FOOD—because that’s where brain chemicals come from in the first place!

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Put Your Omega-3 Supplement to the Test

We’ve all heard that omega-3s are essential to brain health. But how much do you actually know about that expensive supplement you (try to remember to) take every day? Do you really need it? Are you taking the correct dose? Did you buy the best kind?

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Clinical Trial Finds Diet Works for Depression

A groundbreaking new RCT—the SMILES Trial—demonstrates for the first time that people with depression can improve their mood by eating a healthier diet.

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These 5 Foods and Substances Can Cause Anxiety and Insomnia

Medications may be helpful in managing your symptoms in the short term, but what if you could get to the root of the problem once and for all?

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Do High-Fat Diets Cause Depression?

Discover why you don't need to worry about the results of the new mouse study that links high-fat diets with diabetes and depression.

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New Dietary Guidelines Hazardous to Your Health?

The new US Dietary Guidelines are about to be unleashed on the American people. This past February, the Advisory Committee reviewed the latest research and submitted its recommendations. But can we trust them?

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Food Sensitivities and ADHD

Could you improve (or even cure) your ADHD by eliminating specific foods from your diet? European studies that placed children with ADHD on restricted diets showed significant results.

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Sugar and ADHD

While many parents suspect sugar plays a role in their children’s behavior, studies conducted in the 1980s and 1990s debunked this theory. But maybe we shouldn't abandon this line of thought so quickly.

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Attention! Is Your Diet Causing Your ADHD?

The two key brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) in ADHD are dopamine and norepinephrine. Protein and fat play a critical role in their regulation. Can we rebalance our brain chemistry with our diet?

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Bipolar Disorder and Diet Part II: Low Carbohydrate Diets

Could your diet prevent mania, mood swings, depression, or anxiety? Sound far-fetched? Maybe not. Dietary changes can have very powerful effects on brain chemistry—especially low carb diets.

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Bipolar Disorder and Diet Part I: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

People are often told that bipolar disorders are the result of a “chemical imbalance” that must be corrected with medications . . . but what causes this chemical imbalance? 

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