Diet and Mental Health: What is the Evidence?

diet and mental health

There has been a great deal of press lately on diet and mental health. A new expert review confirms that yes, diet significantly influences mental health and well being, however, the evidence for some diets is comparatively weak, says a new study in the peer-reviewed journal European Neuropsychopharmacology. “We haveRead …

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Chinese Medicine for Mental Disorder and its Applications in Psychosomatic Diseases

With the development of modern medicine, an increasing awareness has developed regarding the limitations of a specialized and compartmentalized approach to clinical practice that largely ignores the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and spirit. Although contemporary medicine now accepts this interconnectedness, practitioners tend to think that the emotions play a secondary or excitatory role in producing disease rather than being a primary causative factor. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which stems from Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism, views the body and the spirit as inseparable…