I am blessed to be able to help many clients affected by mental illness. It is amazing to see how powerfully food and behavior are linked.
People are led to believe that mood disorders are idiopathic, meaning that there is no cause and that the solution is to be prescribed one, or even a cocktail, of prescription medication.
The first thing to understand is that depression is not caused by a deficiency in Prozac, the same way ADD is not caused by a deficiency of Adderral or other psychostimulants.
While there can be a place for psychotropic drugs, treatment should always include nutritional support and psychotherapy.
According to the CDC “nearly 20% of our adult population is on some kind of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, or antidepressants. Even scarier, is the fact that the use of these same medications in on the rise [...]