Diary of a bodacious dietitian, Mental health, Nutrition

The Nutrition and Mental Health Connection

What is Nutritional Psychiatry? “Let food be thy medicine; and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates Last summer, a week before I went into labor with Baby Bee, I attended a day-long continuing education workshop. I was so excited about this workshop, despite the heat of summer, the over-an-hour hour drive through DC, and the… Read More The Nutrition and Mental Health Connection


On anxiety and fear

Sometimes life is like running through the dark with scissors along a landscape of jutting rocks. We live in a chaotic world. Our natural emotions surrounding this are anxiety and fear. They are our body’s natural reaction to change, and it usually serves to keep us stationary. When we tell ourselves, “No, I like where I am,… Read More On anxiety and fear