Having written extensively on this blog about my eating disorder and my current journey back to fitness, I didn’t feel like I was the one to discuss this subject. So, I’m sharing content from others.
First, I wanted to share this excellent article discussing the benefits of eating well on mental health, which is obviously near and dear to my heart. How Healthy Eating Helps
In an unhappy twist, good nutrition can help at times of stress, but that’s exactly when lots of us tend to eat less well. According to a recent survey nearly half of Americans overeat or eat unhealthy food to cope with stress. In fact, it’s not just that we’re seeking creamy comfort—our stress hormones actually give us the munchies. -How Healthy Eating Helps, http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/eat-well