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Posts Tagged ‘connection between food and mental health’

By On November 16th, 2016

Food and Mood: Part 4

Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital In the previous blogs in this series, I discussed the role that carbohydrates, protein, and B-vitamins play in our mental wellness.  I’d like to conclude with discussion about some other important nutrients that affect our mood. Omega-3 fatty acids…

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By On November 10th, 2016

Food and Mood: Part 3

Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital In parts one and two of this blog series, we’ve learned that we must eat tryptophan in order to obtain adequate serotonin levels in the brain.  But it’s not entirely that simple!  You must also eat enough B vitamins…

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