Heal Your Mind: Nutrition, Emotional Fitness, and Mental Health

Nutrition is much more important in determining your mental health than most people think. In this section you’ll learn why nutrient density or the lack thereof is likely at the core of almost every neurodegenerative disease. Your diet has a profound impact on depression and anxiety, in many cases can eradicate these symptoms completely.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize nutritional deficiencies that can cause mental health issues
  • Understand why supplements are needed to promote good mental health and combat neurodegenerative disease
  • Learn the body systems involved in mental illness
  • Realize that lifestyle choices (sleep patterns, the consumption of alcohol or abstinence from it, exercise, time in nature, etc.) can contribute to or diminish mental acuity