How Food Can Support Our Mental Health
The gut microbiome is one of my key areas of interest, having completed my BSc dissertation, and now MSc dissertation on the topic. The gut microbiome has widespread effects on our body, including our brain via the gut-brain axis. I really enjoyed researching and writing this piece for my mentor, Sophie Bertrand (RNutr), in this area.
In this piece, I consider several aspects of the Mediterranean dietary pattern. Overall, the relationship between food, mood, and mental health is complex. A diet that provides us with adequate amounts of all the nutrients and which we feel good eating, satisfying our personal dietary preferences, is likely to support a good mood.
You can find this full piece here: https://sophieshealthykitchen.com/how-can-food-support-our-mental-health/