WALKING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This article is about fitness and countering the effects of sitting, but they don't mention the beneficial effects to mental health.  Walking and exercise stimulates the production of endorphins and dopamine.  People always report that they feel so much better after taking a walk and getting out of the house/ office, getting sun, fresh air … Continue reading WALKING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

CINNAMON:  INSANELY GOOD FOR YOU!

So, we know sugar causes the Sugar Blues and other mental illnesses:  Cinnamon is your ally in combating the sugar that is so ubiquitous in our food.  Sodas of course, unless they are the diet kind, loaded with the poison Aspartame - which is worse, are saturated with sugar.  Change or adjust your diet, especially … Continue reading CINNAMON:  INSANELY GOOD FOR YOU!

SUGAR BLUES:  SUGAR AND MENTAL HEALTH 

Mental illness may be a myth and emotional disturbance can be merely the first symptom of the obvious inability of the human system to handle the stress of sugar dependency. A multitude of common physical and mental ailments are strongly linked to the consuming of ‘pure’, refined sugar. “The great confinement of the insane”, began in the late 17th century, after sugar consumption in Britain had zoomed in 200 years from a pinch or two in a barrel of beer, here and there, to more than two million pounds per year. By that time, physicians in London had begun to observe and record terminal physical signs and symptoms of the“sugar blues”.