Independence Day is upon us, with hot sunshine and loved ones gathered with games to play. Between family barbecues, watermelon galore and smores over the campfire, each year in the United States we spend around $6.7 billion dollars on our midsummer feast.
But amidst all this celebration is a tricky detail we’re liable to forget: what we eat! Burgers, beers, brownies, queso dip, chips, hot dogs on hot dogs – the indulgence is never ending and can lead to feeling physically and mentally slow the following days. According to an article by Harvard Health, a diet high in refined sugars has been shown in multiple studies to not only impair brain function, but also aggravate symptoms of mood disorders such as depression and anxiety.So, here are a few tips to help you keep your mind and body working their best:
Looking for help as you learn what foods are right for you on your path to improved mental health? Heading Health offers science-based nutritional therapy focused on high-quality, nutrient-dense foods that provide the key vitamins and minerals needed to heal your body and the brain from the inside out. Learn more about nutritional therapy and request your appointment by giving us a call at 855-204-2502.
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