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182. Nutrition and Your Mood Explained: Understanding the Impact of Nutrition on Mental Health

182. Nutrition and Your Mood Explained: Understanding the Impact of Nutrition on Mental Health

Update: 2024-05-27
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This week, we're diving into the connection between nutrition and mood. Stay tuned for some fascinating insights! 

Ever felt your energy tank after a sugary breakfast? 

That's your body's way of telling you something.

Dr. Adrienne Youdim is a triple board-certified internist, obesity medicine, and physician nutrition specialist who loves sharing the science of living well. Her goal is to help listeners redefine nutrition to include not only the food they eat but all the ways in which they can nourish themselves physically, mentally, and emotionally. 

In this episode, we explore how food impacts neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. 

Listen to this episode of Health Bite for practical tips on incorporating mood-boosting foods into your daily routine.

Remember, while diet plays a role in mood, it's not a cure-all for mental health issues.If you're struggling, don't hesitate to seek help from a mental health professional.

Give this episode a listen and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you! 


What You’ll Learn From This Episode

  • Discover how the food we eat can impact our energy levels and mood, delving into the role of neurotransmitters like serotonin in regulating mood and overall well-being. 
  • Learn about the basics of brain chemistry, focusing on neurotransmitters like serotonin and their role in regulating mood.
  • Gain tips on incorporating mood-boosting foods into your diet, including meal planning, choosing healthy snacks, being mindful of eating habits, and visiting farmers markets for fresh produce.


"Try adjusting your diet for just one week and see what you notice in your mood and overall mental health." - Dr. Adrienne Youdim




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182. Nutrition and Your Mood Explained: Understanding the Impact of Nutrition on Mental Health

182. Nutrition and Your Mood Explained: Understanding the Impact of Nutrition on Mental Health

Dr. Adrienne Youdim