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Balancing Mind and Body: Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Uma Naidoo

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This week, join Valeria and Dr. Uma Naidoo for a discussion on the fascinating relationship between food and mental health. Dr. Uma is a prominent psychiatrist, chef, and bestselling author. Drawing from her books like "This Is Your Brain on Food" and new release "Calm Your Mind with Food," she uncovers the scientific connections between diet and emotional health, shedding light on how specific foods can influence conditions such as anxiety, depression, and stress, and how you can use your diet to help relieve symptoms. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the mind-food relationship and learn valuable ways to cultivate mental resilience through what you eat.

Calm Your Mind with Food by Dr. Uma Naidoo is available now! https://umanaidoomd.com/pages/calm-your-mind-with-food  

You can find Dr. Uma on: 
https://umanaidoomd.com/
https://www.instagram.com/drumanaidoo/?hl=en
https://www.tiktok.com/@dr.umanaidoo

Valeria is on:
https://www.instagram.com/valerialipovetsky/ 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWkDFq1pO7YNzifE3A4UsMA 
https://www.tiktok.com/@valeria.lipovetsky 
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What We Talked About:

00:00 Intro

01:57 What is nutritional psychiatry?

03:21 Integrating nutrition into medicine

06:39 Journey to holistic nutrition

10:24 The rise of anxiety

12:31 How anxiety manifests in our body

15:50 The impact of gut health to our mental health

19:05 How to start paying attention to your gut and mental health

21:04 The Six Pillars for calming your mind

23:18 Breaking the fast-food cycle

29:32 Emotional eating

31:56 “Everyday is day one”

34:40 Personalized nutrition for women

38:39 Food as medicine for the mind

42:01 Is there good anxiety?

43:53 Medication and supplements

45:13 Instilling healthy eating habits in kids

50:54 Calming teas

52:33 Intro to spices


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