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Yeah, Right…

November 14, 2009 by

I received this newsletter this week.  Researchers are claiming to find a link between a whole foods diet and depression.  The innocence of it just astounds me.  We spent 10 months with Amy on a wheat gluten/milk free diet after a suggestion that this might be causing her psychosis.  Apparently, in some people, a chemical is produced in the brain as a reaction to these substances in their diet.  Failure!  What it produced was a 10 month stretch trying to de-gluten/dairy my family.  That diet is really hard to follow, not to mention expensive!  So, on top of trying to help Amy’s depression, I had to learn to cook for this diet.  Amazing…

November 11, 2009

Treating Adolescent Depression

Teenagers suffering from major depression eagerly desire to feel well, not just better. But there hasn’t been much evidence-based research on treating adolescent depression. Results from the Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) add meaningful information that may help health care providers treat this mood disorder in young adults.

Whole Foods Diet May Protect Against Depression

Could your diet affect your risk for depression? That’s the question British researchers asked in a recent study of middle-aged adults. They found that eating whole foods was protective against depression five years later, while a less-healthy diet appeared to increase depression risk. Here’s the latest on food and mood.

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2 Responses to Yeah, Right…

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