Diet

A healthy diet decreases mortality risk[1] and reduces risk of major chronic diseases[2] including cancer[3]. Good nutrition is essential for good mental health[4].

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I eat very little processed foods.
I eat fast food meals less than one time each month.
I eat some raw foods like fruits, nuts and vegetables each day.
I limit my intake of salts.
I eat very little snacks and candy, if any.
I eat a lot of organic foods.
I do not eat refined sugar (products that contain white sugar).
I eat healthy fats and avoid saturated fats.
I limit my intake of red meats and especially processed red meat.
I limit consuption of foods high on the Glycemic index.
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      Research
      • [1] Akbaraly, T.N., et al., Alternative Healthy Eating Index and mortality over 18y of follow-up: results from the Whitehall II cohort. Am J Clin Nutr, 2011. 94(1): p. 247-53. View
      • [2] McCullough ML, Feskanich D, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Rimm EB, Hu FB, et al. Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002;76(6):1261-71. PMID: 12450892. View
      • [3] World cancer research fund - American institute for cancer research. View
      • [4] O'Neil A, Quirk SE, Housden S, Brennan SL, Williams LJ, Pasco JA, Berk M, Jacka FN. Relationship Between Diet and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Public Health: October 2014, Vol. 104, No. 10, pp. e31-e42. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302110 View
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