Sugar and Mental Health
Sugar and foods that cause elevations in blood sugar can affect our sensitivity and even make anxiety and panic symptoms worse. Persistently elevated blood sugar in the long term results in insulin resistance which can affect concentration, memory and enjoyment.
Mental Horizons: Episode 27
Nutritional Psychiatry is an emerging field where the focus is on understanding the link between food and mental health. Gut health and inflammation influence symptoms of mental illness. This podcast interviews Dr Georgia Ede, Nutritional Psychiatrist from Harvard University who explains how to change your diet for better mental wellness.