Neurotransmitters and Mood
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TED TALK: How the food you eat affects your brain by Mia Nacamulli
In this short (:04.51) animated video, we get a reminder on how what you bite, chew and swallow have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night?
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The Nervous System: Crash Course A&P
Crash Course is an educational YouTube channel the produces a series of short animated episodes on various topics from World History, to English, to Anatomy and Physiology (our topic of interest!). If you are the type of person who needs to understand the body, HOW and WHY it does what it does, these videos are great. They are short, entertaining, and packed with tons of info! If you don't care why we have a brain or how it works, you're just grateful it does... skip these videos.
ARTICLE- Bread and Other Edible Agents of Mental Disease
In this (LONG) article, the authors attempt to help to explain the impact of food on mental health by reviewing, in non-technical, plain English, how cereal grains—the world’s most abundant food source—can affect human behavior and mental health.
The Anti-Anxiety Food Solution by Trudy Scott, CN
It’s remarkable how much the foods we eat can impact our brain chemistry and emotions. What and when we eat can make the difference between feeling anxious and staying calm and in control. But most of us don’t realize how much our diets influence our moods, thoughts, and feelings until we make a change.
The Mood Cure: The 4 Step Program to Take Charge of Your Emotions by Julia Ross
Julia Ross’s plan provides a natural cure for your mood. Drawing on thirty years of experience, she presents breakthrough solutions to overcoming depression, anxiety, irritability, stress, and other negative emotional states that are diminishing the quality of our lives.
A Mind of Your Own
by Kelly Brogan, MD
In this groundbreaking, science-based and holistic approach, Dr. Brogan shatters the mythology conventional medicine has built around the causes and treatment of depression. She illuminates the true cause of depression: it is not simply a chemical imbalance, but a lifestyle crisis that demands a reset.
Why My Brain Isn't Working by Dr. Datis Kharrazian
Why Isn't My Brain Working? will teach you strategies to save and improve brain function. You will learn how simple diet and lifestyle changes and nutritional therapy can profoundly impact your brain health and thus the quality of your life. Don't waste another day wondering why your brain is not working.
Test, Don't Guess
Great Plains Laboratory Organic Acid Test- $360
The Organic Acids Test (OAT) offers a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of a patient’s overall health with 75 markers, which include neurotransmitter metabolites of dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine and serotonin. This test should not be used as a stand alone diagnostic tool!
Workshop Re-Cap Audio File
The "cliff-note" audio file of the weeks workshop will be posted 48 hours after the workshop. It is in no way intended to replace class attendance, but we all know that things come up and making it to 100% of the workshops may not be possible. In that case, please review the audio file to get caught up on the currently happenings in the program. If you still have questions, or would like more personalization on this module topic, please schedule a consultation HERE.