Food to Boost Your Mood

Whether you are taking anti-depressants or not, whether your depression is inherited or a circumstantial, making these adaptations to your diet can make a big difference in helping you feel happy again. 

Scientist are finding mounting evidence that inflammation is a major contributor to depression. Following an anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle can go a long way to alleviating your symptoms. You will have to see if following dietary suggestions like the ones below has an affect on your medication needs but they surely should help your symptoms. Continue reading “Food to Boost Your Mood”

Are Food Allergies Really on the Rise?

At least twice a week I’m asked why so many kids are being diagnosed with food allergies these days. I’m quick to point out that they are right, and it is occurrence that has climbed, not just diagnosis. Since 1997, peanut allergies are up 600% and overall food allergies are up 50%. Celiac Disease occurrence (not just diagnosis) is up 500% since 1950. For your three-minute blog today, I’ll explain what we know in a few bullet points. There is no one answer but there are a number of strong theories, some of which are backed by very promising preliminary research. Here is the summary. Continue reading “Are Food Allergies Really on the Rise?”