Mental Health Mondays

Nutrition and Dementia

Dementia is a progressive illness usually expected as we age. However, some cases of dementia are early onset; thus, nobody can really tell when a person will exhibit dementia. This disease can be extremely daunting, but modern science tells us we can actually delay the manifestation of dementia through good nutrition!

Nutrition and Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder described by poor quality or quantity of sleep. Because of this, it can be extremely troublesome especially if you are a student or a working adult as it disrupts your overall efficiency and wellness. There are many factors that contribute to insomnia, but are you aware that your diet can actually influence your sleep quality?

Nutrition and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mainstream media most likely portray psychosis in the wrong light – painting individuals with disorders as erratic. With this, the Philippine Association of Nutrition – Alpha Chapter (PAN-Alpha) would like to debunk this idea by showing that individuals suffering from such a disorder are still able to maintain a good quality of life mainly through the proper management of diet. 🧠πŸ₯—
Research shows that consumption of adequate amounts of protein, probiotics, omega-3 fatty acids, and phytonutrients is an effective way to manage these symptoms. 🌾πŸ₯œπŸ₯•πŸŸ

Nutrition and Psychotic Disorders

Mainstream media most likely portray psychosis in the wrong light – painting individuals with disorders as erratic. With this, the Philippine Association of Nutrition – Alpha Chapter (PAN-Alpha) would like to debunk this idea by showing that individuals suffering from such a disorder are still able to maintain a good quality of life mainly through the proper management of diet. 🧠πŸ₯—
Research shows that consumption of adequate amounts of protein, probiotics, omega-3 fatty acids, and phytonutrients is an effective way to manage these symptoms. 🌾πŸ₯œπŸ₯•πŸŸ

Nutrition and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

A well-balanced diet promotes better well-being as nutrients play a role in brain health and function. It is suggested to consume foods rich in vitamins and minerals, specifically vitamin B12 and zinc for those diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Find out more about how proper nutrition helps in managing OCD.