Written by Banner Ratcliff
Nutritional deficiency, often overlooked, plays a crucial role in mental health for both children and adults. The complex relationship between diet and mental well-being is increasingly recognized in psychological and medical research. This post explores how lacking essential nutrients can lead to mental dis-regulation.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression:
Vitamin D and Mood Disorders:
Iron Deficiency and Cognitive Functioning:
B-Vitamins and Mental Health:
Nutritional deficiencies significantly impact mental health across all ages. A balanced diet, rich in essential nutrients, is crucial for maintaining not just physical health, but mental well-being too. Addressing these deficiencies through diet and supplementation, when necessary, can be a vital part of a comprehensive mental health treatment plan.