Month: June 2022

A salt shaker with salt symbolizing why you should take any advice about food that fights anxiety and depression with a grain of salt

Why You Should Take Any Advice About Foods That Reduce Anxiety And Depression With A Grain Of Salt

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | June 18, 2022 |

Foods you eat play a role in overall well-being. No newsflash there! But does what you eat affect mental health? And if so, how? Common beliefs certainly suggest a link between nutrition and mental health. But, there’s actually little scientific evidence for nutritional advice on mental health issues. That’s why you should take any advice…

BAre legs viewed from above, with sandals, of a girl at the beach representing being at the beach with a body

It’s Not (Only) About Beauty: The Damage Beach Body Images Do To ALL Of Us

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | June 5, 2022 |

You’ve probably heard the saying about beach body images. The one that goes like this: If you want a beach body, go to the beach. With your body. Now you have a beach body! Sigh. If only we were all socialized to feel that eeezy breezy. But we’re not. We feel self conscious. If we…

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