Posts Tagged ‘food’

How does food and drink affect mental health?

To eat a balanced diet, drink plenty of water and monitor their intake of alcohol and caffeine is important for everyone. For people with mental health challenges, this is even more important. There is some evidence that: a healthy diet is associated with a reduced risk of depression omega-3 fats can improve mental health diets…

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Kids' Health and Prebiotics

Not all bacteria are bad. In fact, much is being written these days about how prebiotics and probiotics can aid good bacteria to maintain a healthy immune system, help fight against diseases and protect against allergy particularly in infants and young children. Prebiotics and kids’ health Your child’s guts are swarming with bacteria, some bad…

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The Five-Second Rule

Almost everyone has dropped food on the floor and still wanted to eat it. Some people apply the “five-second rule” that saying about how food won’t become contaminated with bacteria if you pick it up in five seconds or less, off the floor. The five-second rule, sometimes also the three-second rule, is a western cultural…

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