Mental Health Symptoms or Nutritional Deficits?

Tejal’s teacher had become worried of about the 6 year old. By lunch time, Tejal looked exhausted. When the teacher would ask Tejal if she was feeling ok, the young girl often complained of feeling dizzy. When asked if she ate lunch, Tejal would say yes, leaving out the detail …

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Strawberry

February’s ingredient is: strawberries! One of the most romantic foods (and often associated with Valentine’s Day) are strawberries. Not only are they great for setting the mood that day, they are an excellent source of numerous vitamins and minerals that have positive effects on mental health. One cup of strawberries …

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Green Peas

January’s ingredient is: green peas! Green peas have a notorious reputation amongst young children. However, research is showing that not only do they help kids grow big and strong, but they are rich with vitamins and minerals that help promote positive mental health. An excellent source of Vitamin K, green …

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Zucchini

December’s food of the month is: zucchini! Zucchini, also known as courgettes, represents one of the numerous vegetables in the squash family that has a variety of mental health benefits. It can be eaten raw or cooked and is an excellent addition to a healthy diet. Recognized by its green …

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South Asian Emotion: 6 Tips if You Feel Overwhelmed

Shefali, a housewife and mother of 2 children under the age of 5, looked like a deer in headlights. Her mind was racing, she couldn’t catch her breath and she wanted to cry but felt she had no time to do so. She knew she had a hundred things to …

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