In praise of Mediterranean diet. Again.

“…diet is important not just for a person’s weight and appearance. It is also important for mental health in the long term. What you eat affects your cardiovascular health, your looks and your brain cells.” Lead author Georgios Tsivgoulis, MD, University of Athens, Greece.“…Noting that previous studies have suggested benefits of the Mediterranean diet on stroke and on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk factors, Dr. Tsivgoulis speculated on 2 possible mechanisms that may account for the association between the diet and lower incidence of cognitive impairment…”

Find out what those are, plus few ideas on how to improve your diet and make it healthier for your brain, at Medscape News by clicking here.

The study was funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Health and Human Services. The authors have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

 

Neurology 2013;80:1684-1692. Abstract

As long as we are convinced that a change of behaviour is going to be beneficial to us,  hypnotherapy can help us integrate new desired routines and behaviours into our everyday life. This also applies to particular diets. Hypnosis can contribute also to building motivation for change in our lives.

 

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About Anna Pons

Certificat (CPPD), Post Graduat Certificat (PGCert) i Post Graduat Diploma (PGD) en Hipnoteràpia Clínica, London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) i Universitat de West London (UWL)
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