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Tag: mental health

Conquering Addiction to Processed Foods on a Plant-Based Diet

I struggled with being overweight for most of my adult life. At my heaviest, I was 250 pounds. I managed to shed…

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Webinar Replay: The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

Learn how the simplest change to what’s on your fork can profoundly impact your mental health. In 2012, Adam Sud’s life was…

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Going Plant-Based for Your Mental Health? Here Are Some Things to Keep in Mind

Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for 15- to 44-year-olds and is the largest contributor to…

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Diet and Depression: Exploring the Connection

More than 8 percent of American adults age 20 and older have experienced depression in a given two-week period, according to Centers…

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How Going Plant-Based Helped Me Overcome Depression

I have seen and heard of a whole-food, plant-based diet saving lives in many ways: reversing heart disease, diabetes, and obesity, and…

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How I Conquered Severe Depression with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

Less than two years ago, I remember driving home from work and repeatedly thinking, “I should just go home and hang myself.” …

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I Went Plant-Based and Left Life-Threatening Depression Behind

My story is different than most of the stories on this website, as weight was never a real issue for me. I…

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Type 2 Diabetes, Addiction, Depression, 130 Pounds—Gone in Three Years on a Plant-Based Diet!

My weight didn’t become a problem until I was about 24 years old, but I have always had an unhealthy relationship with…

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How I Got Rid of Extra Weight, Prediabetes, and Depression … and Inspired My Patients to Do the Same

The Day I Started Questioning My Medical Training I must confess that when I watched the Forks Over Knives (FOK) documentary a few years…

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