Teen Nutrition: Overfed and Undernourished?

Teens need exceptional nutrition – their bodies are still growing and maturing and so are their brains. Poor nutrition can lead to mood swings, especially for teens when hormones are changing (and raging). Too many chemicals, high sugar products plus not enough nutrients in their bodies are a bad combination. Without good nutrition, teens will … Read more

The Best Superfoods for Better Moods and Svelt Waistlines!

Hippocrates who lived around 400 BC was known as the “Father of Western Medicine.” He said: “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food”. Superfoods have been around since the dawn of time as humans started to make connections between foods that harm and foods that heal. We just have to look … Read more

Depression and Other Mental Illnesses Respond to Lifestyle, Diet and Nutrient Therapy

The weekend of April 27 – 29, 2012, I attended the outstanding 41st Annual International OMT (Orthomolecular Medicine Today) conference in Vancouver, B.C. Initially, in the early years, this conference sponsored by the charitable foundation, ISF (International Schizophrenia Foundation), was mostly focused on therapeutic nutritional treatments of schizophrenia. Their focus grew to encompass all forms … Read more

Holistic Nutrition to Tune Up Your Brain

“You are what you eat!” In anticipation of Mental Health Week (May 7-13) the following nutrition tips will underscore the need for nutrients through better diet and supplementation to feed the body and the brain. Improved nutrition coupled with stress reduction are a healthy pair to help combat the detrimental effects of a busy, hurried lifestyle … Read more