Ask Tana: The Food-Mood Connection

By: Tana Amen | Resource Categories: Nutrition, Spirit, and Tips. | on 19/01/2015 at 9:03 PM

Everything you put on the end of your fork matters! When you eat to improve your health, you actually improve the quality of your life. You see, food directly impacts neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine, and these neurotransmitters play a big role in how you feel.
In this week’s video, you will discover how food, in many instances, can help illuminate the need for medications like antidepressants. The correct foods can also help reduce feelings of negativity, anxiety and depression (in kids and adults alike).
Thomas Edison once said, “That the doctor of the future won’t be giving medicine, but he will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease”. Imagine more and more traditional doctors writing you out a “prescription” for an omelet and a side salad with blueberries and walnuts.
In many instances, for many people, it’s their diet that makes them the kind of person they are.
What kind of a person do you want to be? What kind of a person do you want your child to be? Watch this very surprising “I didn’t know that” video, and then let me know what you think!