Month: November 2020

Nutrients for Mental Health

November 27th, 2020 | Posted in Info

Given the side effects, and sometimes ineffectiveness of anti-depressant drugs ingredients of natural origin are being investigated for their effect on brain chemicals and mood. Here are some hopeful findings: Curcumin Curcumin is a compound derived from the herb Curcuma longa, AKA turmeric. It exhibits a wide range of beneficial properties ...

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Herbs for Mental Health

November 24th, 2020 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post on Eating for Mental Health you’ll realise the power that food can have on our mental health. For some people food is not enough and sadly, drug therapies are not always effective and can lead to side effects, dependence, and tolerance. Research suggests that some herbal remedies are as effective as antidepressant ...

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Lifestyle Tips for Mental Health

November 20th, 2020 | Posted in Info

You may have seen the blog posts on Nutrients for Mental Health, Herbs for Mental Health and Eating for Mental Health. Here we’ll look at how it’s not just what we put into our bodies, but how we live that can affect how we feel. Here are 9 lifestyle tips to raise your mood: 1. Physical Activity - many recent studies back up the positive ...

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Food, Herbs, Nutrients, Lifestyle and Depression

November 13th, 2020 | Posted in Info

Depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, with more than 264 million people affected. On average, depression first appears during the late teens to mid-20s as result of a complex interaction of social, psychological and biological factors (1). This year the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased levels of psychological ...

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