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
Some elements of The Mediterranean Diet
Whole foods rich in plant based
75% non-starchy vegetables (legumes, Beans, Lentils)
Low Glyceamic fruit (berries)
Healthy fats (avacado , nuts, seeds)
Wild salmon, mussels, oysters
Also, super herbs such as turmeric, ginger, hibiscus, lemon balm and others play an important role