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THE MOOD FOOD CONNECTION AND MENTAL HEALTH

THE MOOD FOOD CONNECTION AND MENTAL HEALTH

Over the last decade there have been several studies on the gut brain connection and its relationship to the food mood connection.

The evidence is now out there of the micro bio and gut brain connection and a syllabus in neuroscience.

Hypocratise ions ago had made that connection between the gut and brain and that disease and death sits in the bowel and now research has brought his theory forward.

Dr Naidoo, MD- is a Harvard trained Nutritional Psychiatrist who founded the first clinical hospital in the U.S to teach Nutritional Psychiatry to help people improve their mental fitness through correct nutrition and its relationship to the Vagus nerve.

DR NAIDOO’S GUIDELINES TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH FOOD

Good Quality food sourcing

Fresh where possible

Portion size

Some elements of The Mediterranean Diet

Whole foods rich in plant based

75% non-starchy vegetables (legumes, Beans, Lentils)

Whole grains

Low Glyceamic fruit (berries)

Healthy fats (avacado , nuts, seeds)

Wild salmon, mussels, oysters

Prebiotic Foods

Fermented Foods

Also, super herbs such as turmeric, ginger, hibiscus, lemon balm and others play an important role

 

 

 

 

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