Vitamin D and Generalised Anxiety Disorder

People with severe symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder may find relief through vitamin D supplementation a new study reports. The study found that patients who were on included antidepressants and anxiolytic medications, significantly decreased their anxiety symptoms after also taking 50,000 IU of vitamin D3 once a week for three months. The study also found.. read more →

EAT PROTEIN AND PINEAPPLES FOR POSITIVITY

EAT PROTEIN AND PINEAPPLES FOR POSITIVITY Eat your way to happiness. Many protein-rich foods contain the essential amino acid, tryptophan, which acts as a natural mood regulator. This is because tryptophan is converted to serotonin, one of the body’s key ‘happy hormones’, helping to reduce anxiety and depression. Tryptophan can also help reduce blood pressure, restless legs,.. read more →

HOW TO FIGHT YOUR BAD MOOD WITH FOOD

HOW TO FIGHT YOUR BAD MOOD WITH FOOD For a moment in time, for the length of time that we are able to taste a mouthful of food, that food can make us happy. But these euphoric states of tastiness are no accidents. They’re all due to the compounds present in the foods we eat,.. read more →

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS HAVE TOXIC EFFECTS ON GUT MICROBES

An Israeli collaborative study indicated relative toxicity of six artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k) and 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners. The bacteria found in the digestive system became toxic when exposed to concentrations of only one mg./ml. of the artificial sweeteners. This is further evidence that consumption of.. read more →