Healthy food for a happy brain
(The Magazine Plus Editorial): – San Francisco, California, June 22, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented decline in mental health. The population that has been most affected are our children.
School closures have had a huge impact on children’s mental health. A key stressor was the loss of family services typically provided by local school districts. Many families rely on meals provided by schools to feed their children and that they had a safe and supervised environment while their parents were at work.
The endless hours that children spent, isolated from their classmates, caused many children to experience depression, anxiety and fear of the future. All activities that provide a basis for growth, fun, relationships, exercise, and self-expression have been canceled.
Here at Yolo Farmstand, we want to help you and your family to, emphasize that a healthy diet, including nuts, organic fruits and vegetables, is essential both “Mental and physical well-being.
Emotions can regulate eating, and eating can regulate emotions. As the saying goes, “you are what you eat,” in the sense that mood and food often mirror each other. “
Children who do not have a diet rich in nuts, fruits and vegetables tend to be overweight. If your calories are mostly from processed foods or fast food, sugary drinks, and snacks, you are probably overweight.
“Finds that the symptoms of depression decreased significantly among a group of young adults after following a Mediterranean style eating pattern for three weeks. Participants saw their depression “score” drop from the “moderate” range to the “normal” range, and they also reported lower levels of anxiety and stress. “
Their diet included daily servings of nuts and seeds, as well as fruits, vegetables, fish, healthy oils, and fats.
Eating lots of fruits and nuts was linked to a 30-40% lower risk of depression. Researchers have found that nuts benefit the brain by improving cognition, memory, recall, and rest. A new study has found that eating nuts regularly strengthens brain waves.
Including nuts, fruits and vegetables, berries, citrus fruits, and green leafy vegetables in your daily diet can promote optimism and reduce stress.
There is a whole new field of nutritional psychiatry in development which is a blend of nutrition, dietetics and psychology, using whole foods and nutrients to improve mental well-being.
One expert summed it up with this statement: “What’s good for your gut is also good for your mental health.” Be your own researcher. Add some of these foods to your whole family’s daily diet and see how everyone’s energy and mood improve.!
Nuts are good news for children and adults.
Here at Yolo Farmstand – We believe our job is to feed our customers, families and communities the same way we take care of our land. When children grow up eating organic “real food” freshly grown in California, they create a legacy of health and well-being.
To encourage you to ‘nibble your way to better mental health’, we present our organic raw nuts.
No matter where you live, you can find our organic California nuts and dried fruits delivered fresh to your doorstep.
- Buy our organic raw and sugar free nuts online.
- Try our organic dried fruits sun-dried fruits, sugar-free and preservative-free.
- Treat yourself to the taste of organic dried peaches. Buy online and have it delivered fresh straight to your door.
All our products come from organic farming and are delivered to you with a minimum of handling, and nothing added: no salt, sugar or oil. We ship in the most efficient way possible for fast delivery right to your door. Our beautiful packaging makes the perfect gift for any occasion.
Buy online today at https://www.yolofarmstand.com/.