In: Nutrition

Motivating Healthy Behavior Changes
July 9, 2017

What is the most effective way of motivating healthy behavior changes? And how does medical practice best  take advantage of information…

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Higher Carbohydrate Meals Increase Punishment
July 4, 2017

A study in 2017 finds that the composition of food in one meal can significantly affect behavior in the following hours,…

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Circadian Rhythms and Food
May 6, 2017

Scientists are uncovering a fascinating relationship between circadian rhythms and food consumption. It looks as though when you eat can have…

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Phosphatidylserine
September 3, 2016

Phosphatidylserine may help protect the body against stress and may improve memory and prevent Alzheimer’s dementia. For the last month I…

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Intermittent Fasting and Brain Health
March 14, 2016

Conventional wisdom, especially in the realm of diet and health, often turns out not to be right. Conventional wisdom (as it…

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Fish Oil for Depression
November 18, 2015

Is fish oil effective for treating depression? Just this past week a new patient in my practice asked me that question…

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S-Adenosyl-Methionine Update
November 8, 2015

SAM-e S-adenosylmethionine, or SAM-e for short, is one of the few nutritional supplements that has good clinical research to support its safety…

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Can Junk Food Shrink Your Brain?
November 2, 2015

Did you know that increasing or even maintaining your intake of burgers, fries and soda pop—and pretty much any other hallmark…

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Omega 3 Prevents Psychosis
September 7, 2015

The Omega – 3 supplementation story seems to take many twists and turns.   At one point, based on double blinded…

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MIND Diet Prevents Memory Loss
August 17, 2015

Researchers at Rush University have developed a diet (the MIND diet) that appears to be associated with significantly reduced cognitive decline…

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Mediterranean Diet is Anti Aging
February 24, 2015

The Mediterranean Diet appears to have an anti aging effect in a just published study. The study, in the December 2014…

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Mood Disorders and Summer Nutrition – Arnrow
July 2, 2014

We recently wrote about healthy eating for people with mood disorders (original post can be viewed here). Today, we bring you some…

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A Healthy Diet
June 21, 2014

We are glad to have recently added a page to our “Topics” section that discusses a healthy diet and also reviews…

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L-Methylfolate for Depression
April 21, 2014

Methylfolate is the active form of folic acid – which is an essential B vitamin. Methylfolate is essential for the brain to make the…

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Supplement Update
April 6, 2014

We got this update from Consumer Labs which reminded us why we think it is a great resource for anyone serious…

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Zinc Might Prevent Depression
April 6, 2014

In several animal studies, zinc deficiency can cause behavior that looks like depression. In other animal studies, giving  zinc can have antidepressant-like…

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Mood Effects of Diet
March 7, 2014

One of our readers wrote to ask – Have you observed an impact of diet on mood? I feel that less…

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Mediterranean Diet and Depression
November 30, 2013

Boost your brain power naturally! Try this simple intervention to reduce depression, stroke, heart disease and improve cognition. Does that statement…

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Herbal Supplements Often Not What They Claim
November 19, 2013

A recent study concluded that herbal supplements are often not what they claim to be. The study was published in the…

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Food, Mood and Cognition
November 16, 2013

We recently got a useful update on this topic from one of the clinicians who works with us at Gateway Psychiatric….

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