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Dietary Intake and Resilience: Is There a Connection Across the Lifespan?

Dietary Intake and Resilience: Is There a Connection Across the Lifespan? Psychologists define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress (APA, 2012). These can include family, relationship,...

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Herbs and Mental Health: What Does the Research Say?

By CNP Contributor Jill Trodderman, NC As is evident by research currently being generated (see the CNP Research Category "Herbs and Mental Health"), interest in using herbs to support mental health is increasing. Scientists worldwide are beginning to substantiate the...

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The Psychology of Food Insecurity: Effects of Early COVID-19 on Mental Health

CNP Contributor Tara Cristobal-Rivera   A major component of nutritional psychology involves the psychological impact of food insecurity on mental health. In the United States (as in many areas around the world), food insecurity has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Mental Health Professionals Report Poor Literacy for Nutritional Medicine: International Survey

Evidence supports the use of nutritional interventions for certain psychiatric symptoms, yet few studies have evaluated nutritional literacy among mental health professionals (MHPs). One such study is the online survey published by Mörkl et al. (2021), which gathered data from...

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