Nutrition for a healthy brain

Food’s connection to mental health

The food we eat has the ability to uplift our mood, and incorporate complex carbohydrates, protein are good for the brain.

Sarah Stock, a registered dietitian at St. Luke’s, says that food has the ability to uplift us and improve our focus.

Things that create a healthy brain:

No. 1: Water

No. 2: Blood flow- exercise, breathing techniques, movement

No. 3: Sleep- following the natural cycles/rhythms of the earth

No. 4: Healthy fats

No. 5: Preventing Inflammation- Vitamin D, multivitamin, probiotics, floss your teeth, avoid refined sugar, reduce toxins

A poor diet can put you at risk for Seasonal Affective Disorder, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and Alzheimer’s.