Nutrients and Lifestyle Approaches for a Healthy Brain

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Fish Oil for Depression? “Dose”?

Fish Oil for Depression? “Dose”?

We have all been hearing a lot about the benefits of fish oil for depression in the news and, the fact is, our brains are made up of the same beneficial fat found in fish oil. A healthy brain is a fatty brain, particularly an Omega 3-loaded brain. Fish oil is by far the mostContinue Reading

Kava Kava for Depression and Anxiety: Is it Effective? Risks/Side Effects?

Kava Kava for Depression and Anxiety: Is it Effective? Risks/Side Effects?

Is kava kava an effective remedy for depression and anxiety? Depression is a complicated illness and no single remedy is likely to make you “depression-free,” but as a depression survivor myself, I realize that anything that takes the edge off is a very big “win.” Combine natural remedies with a good diet (particularly nutrient-rich foodsContinue Reading

Foods For Depression: Your brain needs nutrients to be healthy. These foods fight depression.

Foods For Depression: Your brain needs nutrients to be healthy. These foods fight depression.

Brains need the right dietary mix to be healthy. Too much or too little of a good thing can lead to an unhealthy brain and you could well end up depressed. While all nutrients are important in healthy brains and healthy bodies, it turns out that some are more critical in our brain function thanContinue Reading