Are you ready to transform the way you think about anxiety? Bestselling author and nutritional psychiatrist Dr. Uma Naidoo, MD, brings you a groundbreaking guide beyond traditional mental health approaches. “Calm Your Mind with Food: A Revolutionary Guide to Controlling Your Anxiety” unveils a full-body […]
This article will focus on the biochemical/nutritional tools we have available to us. We will explore ways to reduce inflammation, decrease pain awareness, improve pain tolerance or resilience, speed up tissue healing, and even positively impact impaired neural pathways.
he impact of allergies and intolerances on mental health can be as simple as brain fog and spaciness, but can often be implicated in the experience of more severe mental illness, such as depression, anxiety, and even psychosis.
By Christina Veselak MS, LMFT, CN. Director, The Academy for Addiction and Mental Health Nutrition In honor of Stress Awareness Month, I would like to explore the roles our four mood-mediating neurotransmitters play in helping us cope with stress, and how to support their function […]
On St. Patrick’s Day, let’s talk about the darker side of Irish culture – the heavy drinking that is often associated with it. Did you know that people from Gaelic or Scandinavian backgrounds have a genetic disruption that can lead to depression and alcohol dependence? Learn more by reading our latest blog post.
How the FINANCIAL BOTTOM LINE of an Addiction Treatment Program Will IMMEDIATELY Benefit From Adding a Robust Nutritional Component to their Approach!
This article was written on the last day of a 4-day addiction conference in Colorado. I was there presenting on a genetic test, GARS, that purports to be able to predict with a fair degree of accuracy people’s predisposition to a variety of behavioral and […]
I believe that Functional Nutrition and Functional Nutritionists hold the key to transforming the efficacy and success rate of addiction treatment and recovery efforts. However, addiction is not typically addressed nor taught in nutrition circles, and therefore people with addictive disorders as their primary complaint are a massively underserved population.
In acknowledgment of International Coffee Day, which was just celebrated, I would like to share a few thoughts. I LOVE COFFEE! And at the same time, I have been known to drink too much of it! I’ve never gotten over 4 cups a day, like […]
As we all know, prevention itself is a powerful long-term strategy in our fight against addiction. It takes many shapes and forms, but the key is to build resilience in vulnerable populations.