Depression

BEAT THE BLUES WITH BLUEBERRIES

BEAT THE BLUES WITH BLUEBERRIES

As if we didn't already have a million reasons to love blueberries, a recent, large-scale study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has shown that a diet higher in flavonoid consumption, particularly among older and middle-aged women, may be associated with a lower risk of depression. Flavones and proanthocyanidins (which is what gives blueberries that lovely blue colour) showed the strongest associations.

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STRESS LESS SUPER FOOD HOT CHOCOLATE

STRESS LESS SUPER FOOD HOT CHOCOLATE

Here's a coffee alternative that will not only give you an energy kick, but will also provide you with some SUPER powerful, stress-busting, nervous system-nourishing nutrients!  And let's be honest, chocolate always makes everything better!

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Mental Health in a nut shell

Mental Health in a nut shell

I'm a big fan of eating nuts and seeds as they're such a quick, healthy and nutritious snack.  As you can see in the picture above, they're also a really good source of certain minerals which can be difficult to obtain from the diet.  I find vitamins are easier to get from food sources but because our RDA for minerals is typically higher, it may be challenging to obtain adequate amounts of minerals, especially considering our soil quality plays a huge part in the nutrient composition of foods.

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