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By On October 26th, 2016

Food and Mood: Part 2

Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital During part one of this series, I discussed how carbohydrates and their varying forms affect our mental wellness.  Dietary protein is also intricately related to mental health.  Many neurotransmitters are composed of amino acids, which are the building blocks…

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By On October 14th, 2016

Food and Mood: Making the Connection, Part 1

Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital In a fast food world with rising food costs, good nutrition is often put on the back burner.  It is also easy to neglect personal health when you are dealing with anxiety, depression, or chemical dependency.  Poor nutrition can…

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By On May 11th, 2016

Create a Lifestyle that will Change You

 Written by Joleen Wilson, RD/LD, CNSC, CBIS, Dietitian for Pathway to Eating Disorders Treatment at Brookhaven Hospital With Spring in full swing and Summer right around the corner, many may have lost sight of their “New Year’s Resolution”, which often involves lifestyle changes that produce weight loss or that get us in the gym more often. …

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By On July 15th, 2015

Obesity Linked to Trauma: Childhood Stressors Can Create Sickness in Adulthood

“Time heals all wounds.”  Some clichés develop because they happen to be true.  That’s not the case with this one, however.  Childhood wounds, or trauma, which go unaddressed can cause physical illness into adulthood.  I had heard of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, but didn’t realize what led researcher, Vincent Felitti, to first examine…

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