walnuts in a bowl and on a spoon for fatty acids to help bipolar disorder

Bipolar: Fatty Acids May Improve Your Mood

Research has discovered that eating a diet high in fatty acids may improve your mood if you have bipolar disorder. They found that some of the symptoms of bipolar lessened when the participants…

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Top 6 Mood Foods For Seasonal Affective Disorder

There are certain foods we need which are packed with nutrients to help improve seasonal affective disorder. I call them mood foods as they can impact significantly how we are feeling. You can…

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15 Foods To Combat Stress

If you find you are beginning to get stressed, you might start looking at your diet and introducing these 15 foods to help combat stress. Food can be seen as medicinal as it…

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8 Teas That Help Depression and Anxiety

Teas that help depression and anxiety are readily available online, and some can be found in the local supermarket. The health benefits of certain teas are well known, such as chamomile, but plenty…

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Manuka Honey and Mental Health

Manuka honey and mental health seem a strange combination; well, that is what I thought when I started looking into it. I initially searched for the benefits of manuka honey only to find…

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Eating Mushrooms for Mental Health Benefits

Ah, the humble mushroom has huge benefits for mental health. Would you believe me if I said eating mushrooms for mental health could improve your symptoms? I wouldn’t have, but after much research…

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Is There A Gut Depression Connection?

We’ve all gone with our guts when making a decision or felt butterflies in our bellies when feeling nervous. So is there a gut depression connection that needs to be addressed? Should we…

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What Food Is Good For Mental Wellness?

A huge range of foods is said to be beneficial and good for mental wellness, but what if your mental health is poor? The last thing you want to eat is a carrot…

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Increasing Serotonin With Food: Depression Easing

Did you know our stomach has a tremendous amount of serotonin? And that when we take an anti-depressant, it is to start increasing serotonin levels in our brains! Wouldn’t it be great if…

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Anxiety Gut Health: Treat Your Belly Well

Your guts can affect your anxiety and depression; they are linked. It’s imperative for controlling anxiety gut health that you care for your belly, and I’ll give you some pointers. Ideally, you’ll be…

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Depression Diet Plan: Eat Like a Bear

Finding a depression diet plan is tricky, with so much information on the subject. Some of which is conflicting; however, I have come up with my own plan, which involves eating like a…

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Tea Meditation The Benefits for Mental Health

Can tea meditation improve your mental health? Yes, it can, as it is all about living in the moment, and if you have read my previous posts on meditation, you will know I try…

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Microgreen Your Mental Health

Packed full of nutrition, you can microgreen your mental health easily from your windowsill, and I’ll talk you through it. Microgreens are the perfect addition to smoothies, main meals and salads to help…