Healthy body, healthy mind

Category: MENTAL HEALTH

Stopping the silent suffering of mental health ills

Stopping the silent suffering of mental health ills

Knowledge about mental health and mental disorders has always been far behind those of medical problems. The stigma attached to mental illness has been a significant barrier to recovery, to seeking a health care professional, to receiving treatment or diagnosis, low self-worth and feelings of […]

Not everything’s caused by obesity — like brain and memory function

Not everything’s caused by obesity — like brain and memory function

I know people like to blame obesity for everything: every disease, every problem — everything. You know what I’m blaming on it today? Authors’ and peer reviewers’ attitudes about their studies and results. Last Tuesday, I was asked by CTV News to read a study […]

Doing Better With Depression

Doing Better With Depression

It’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t read about depression and its impact on people and the economy and the toll it takes with suicide. We also read about how wonderful treatments are and how it is important to get help as soon […]

The Oxidative Stress Link to Addiction & Mental Health – The Importance of Organic Food

The Oxidative Stress Link to Addiction & Mental Health – The Importance of Organic Food

The fundamental cause of dis-ease is oxidative stress caused primarily in today’s world by toxins in our environment, food and water, and medicine. Oxidative stress is another term for free-radical damage which is another term for cellular death. Oxidative stress is caused by toxins in […]