Tag Archives: Diet

What is a plant-based diet and why should you try it?

Plant-based or plant-forward eating patterns focus on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn’t mean that you are vegetarian or vegan and never eat meat or dairy. Rather, you are proportionately choosing more of your foods from plant sources.… Read More »

7 diet changes to help depression

Research shows that a Mediterranean diet may help prevent depression. Nutritionist May Simpkin has a mood-friendly diet makeover to fix that Recent news reports show that following a Mediterranean diet may help prevent depression, as research suggests. This research is based off findings in Molecular Psychiatry, from a review of 41 studies published within the last eight… Read More »

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »