Dietary Patterns and Mental Health

by Bonnie Kaplan, PhD & Julia Rucklidge, PhD We are constantly hearing that ‘how we eat’ affects our health. There are several ways in which ‘how we eat’ can be quantified, but today we would like to focus on one: Dietary Patterns....

Are We at a Tipping Point?

by Bonnie Kaplan, PhD & Julia Rucklidge, PhD A few years ago, the Huffington Post  published an article: “Diet may be as important to mental health as it is to physical health.”  This comes on the heels of an opinion piece written by the...

Nutrient Boosting of Medications

by Bonnie Kaplan, PhD & Julia Rucklidge, PhD Bonnie remembers seeing an issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter dated October 2008 entitled “Herbal and dietary supplements for depression” [www.health.harvard.edu) and thinking ‘at last,...

Wholesome Wave

by Bonnie Kaplan, PhD & Julia Rucklidge, PhD In a previous blog, we talked about the fact that nutrition and poverty are linked, and how poor nutrition is likely a mediator variable in the relationship between poverty and illness. In other words, it is the...