Meal Planning for Mental Health Event
Opitmizing nutrition is the safe and viable way to avoid or lessen mental health issues. Nutrition matters. Poor nutrition is a significant and modifiable risk factor for the development of mental illness.
The most important nutrients for brain function with their richest dietary sources are:
Folate - spinach, cos lettuce
Vitamin B12 - clams, lamb
omega 3 fatty acid - fish oil, flaxseeds
vitamin B6 - chicken breast, bananas
vitamin B2 - coffee, beef
and the more you eat a mediterranean unprocessed diet the better your mental health. The more you eat a typical western diet of processed food, sugary artificial beverages, long-life foods and takeaways the worse your mental health.
Join Gourmet Slimmers for a fun morning of discussion of food, recipes and planning your menu's with supporting and strengthening mental health as its focus.