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These 3 Foods May Help Improve Mental Health

Eating healthy is not just something people do as a wellness trend. It may seem that way, but healthy food and habits around the consumption of food and beverages do more than fuel the body. It actually improves the mind. Some simple changes can boost cognitive function and may reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and…

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How to Embrace Healthy Eating Straight After Rehab 

Eating healthy is not just a matter of comfort or desire. It is actually better for you in recovery if you can fill your body with nutritious food because it has been deficient of vital nutrients after so many years trapped in addiction. Oftentimes, people don’t realize in recovery how much their bodies needed good…

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Healing Your Body Inside Out with Food

People who abuse drugs tend to lose sight of self-care. The only thing that matters is taking the drugs after a while. Nutrition for people with addiction is not yet the norm in most treatment programs, due to their short duration. Most people in recovery don’t link nutrition with health. The key is to unlearn…

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Fish Oil is the New Frontline Against Addiction Recovery

Fish oil is good for your body and brain. It is also an important tool in improving heart health. Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil have been a popular addition to the diet of many people, making its way from health-conscious to the average consumer. Links to drug addiction are now being found that…

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What Should I Know About Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

There is no one known cause of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) that has been identified. Evidence has shown multiple factors are usually at play, influencing development of GAD. Some factors include things like genetics, brain chemistry, family history, and life experiences. Learn more about GAD. Genetics Genetics may play a role in determining whether or…

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A Healthy Meal Plan is Just the Ticket to a Better Overall Recovery

Healthy eating during an addiction treatment program is not an easy task. Recovering from addiction means making lots of changes. People with addiction cannot eat the same foods as they have always done. With malnourishment a big issue, healthy eating needs to be priority. A healthy meal plan is the ticket to a better overall…

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Nutrition is an Important Healer: Here’s Why

Nutrition is an important part of recovery for people with addiction and mental health issues. Many people who suffer from addictions and mental health issues suffer from poor nutritional habits, which can further complicate their mental health and physical states. The negative impacts outweigh the positive side of learning how to eat better for overall…

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These Feel-Good Foods Can Boost Your Mood

Mood-boosting foods can be a blessing and a curse. People often use these foods to alter their state of mind without even realizing it has happened. Satisfying foods that are sweet can be eaten to kick up blood sugar, but that also means a crash is coming. Some foods may have a negative impact on…