Entries by Sarah Dimitratos

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Food and Mood: What Is Nutritional Psychiatry?

Choose your own adventure: Which scenario do you identify with? You wake up crabby and groggy each morning, reluctantly rolling out of bed after hitting ‘snooze’ three times at a minimum. You curse the morning as you shock your system with a splash of cold water- a cruel, yet necessary ritual. You grab strong coffee […]

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The shopper’s Dilemma: To Shun Or Embrace The Center Aisles?

Which consumer are you? –The astute academic or health professional: You have a degree (one or more) in nutrition, you have PubMed bookmarked on your internet browser, and you spend your days dispelling nutrition myths and/or researching the next nutrition breakthrough. –The health foodie. You scour wholesome recipes online, you already know the nutrition trends […]

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Inflammation: What Is It, and how can my diet and behavior affect it?

Suppose you’ve been told to eat an anti-inflammatory diet, or maybe you’re a practitioner whose clients want to know whether this is right for them. Before hopping on this buzzy bandwagon, ask yourself ‘For what purpose?’ Without missing a beat, you say ‘Well, to reduce my inflammation!’ While technically a noble intention, let’s first acknowledge […]