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Can 3 weeks of healthy eating actually improve depressive symptoms in young people?

In this recent study published in October of 2019, Dr. Heather Francis and her colleagues conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether a brief 3-week healthy dietary intervention could reduce symptoms of depression in young adults (click here to watch...

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The World Health Organization has dropped its sugar intake recommendations from 10 percent of your daily calorie intake to 5 percent

The World Health Organization (WHO) is dropping its sugar intake recommendations from 10 percent of your daily calorie intake to 5 percent. For an adult of a normal body mass index (BMI), that works out to about 6 teaspoons --...

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Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease

Depression is a common illness worldwide, with more than 264 million people affected(1). Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or severe intensity, depression may...

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Psychologists are now employed in 59% of all integrative healthcare hospitals and clinics across America

As integrative medicine developed and practitioners sought to define core practices, a common definition and philosophy of care emerged. The Bravewell Collaborative uses the following description in all of its work. Integrative medicine is an approach to care that puts...

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Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of many leading causes of illness and death, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and obesity. Despite these positive health benefits, few adults meet...

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