Speaker, Consultant, Author
Specializing in Stress Relief and Nutrition
When someone has a broken leg, skin rash, or cancer, no one talks about stigma. When its mental health there seems to be this ‘hush hush’ attitude. No one talks about it – it used to be that way with cancer, until many women started speaking out. There are breast cancer fundraising events and runs. It seems, unfortunately, that everyone knows
Hippocrates who lived around 400 BC was known as the “Father of Western Medicine.” He said: “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food”. Superfoods have been around since the dawn of time as humans started to make connections between foods that harm and foods that heal.
We just have to look around us at the overweight, sickly population in North America to realize that Hippocrates quote is not being adhered to,
The weekend of April 27 – 29, 2012, I attended the outstanding 41st Annual International OMT (Orthomolecular Medicine Today) conference in Vancouver, B.C. Initially, in the early years, this conference sponsored by the charitable foundation, ISF (International Schizophrenia Foundation), was mostly focused on therapeutic nutritional treatments of schizophrenia. Their focus grew to encompass all forms of mental illness, including depression, bipolar, anxiety, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, children’s mental health issues such
“You are what you eat!” In anticipation of Mental Health Week (May 7-13) the following nutrition tips will underscore the need for nutrients through better diet and supplementation to feed the body and the brain. Improved nutrition coupled with stress reduction are a healthy pair to help combat the detrimental effects of a busy, hurried lifestyle that many people lead. Let’s make time to examine the food in our pantries and the nutrients in