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Say “No” To Trans Fats

We have known for a long time that trans fats are bad for your waistline and your heart, but trans fats could also be affecting your anger management, according to a study from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine.

Pumpkin Power!

Pumpkin is a powerhouse of mental health nutrients. It is also one of the most versatile vegetables that can be served many different ways. Pumpkin can be baked, boiled, roasted or pureed. It can be made into soups, smoothies, desserts, and casseroles.

12 Herbal Remedies for Depression and Anxiety

Herbal remedies have been used to treat depression and anxiety for centuries around the globe. Western societies, in particular, have moved away from traditional herbal treatments towards prescription medications. There are some proven herbal options that may be worth a try.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your Mental Health

Spices have been used medicinally all around the globe for thousands of years. Papyri from Ancient Egypt in 1555 BC classified coriander, fennel, juniper, cumin, and garlic as health promoting spices. Hippocrates (460-377 BC), wrote about spices and herbs, including saffron, cinnamon, thyme, coriander, mint, and marjoram. He noted that great care should be given to the preparation of herbs for medical use. Of the 400 herbal remedies utilized by Hippocrates, at least half are in use today.

Probiotics for Mental Health

Scientists are learning more every day about the importance of the gut microbiome. The gut is now being referred to as our “second brain”. Research has linked the gut microbiome to a variety of physical diseases and even mental disorders.