Anxiety and Wellness Approaches We all suffer from some form of anxiety--whether
it's New research shows
that what you eat can affect your level of anxiety
*fear of flying,
*fear of insects,
*fear of (you name it!),
*trembling when speaking up or giving a presentation to others,
*or other signs of fear of the unknown.
Each of these behaviors can reduce the quality of life or the level
of wellness, but there are things you can do to feel better and be well.
* dietary pattern
characterized by vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, and whole grains was associated with lower odds for major depression or dysthymia
and for anxiety disorders.
* A "western" diet of processed or fried foods, refined grains, sugary products,
and beer was associated with a higher risk for anxiety and depression.
Conclusions: They concluded
that if you eat junk foods you're more likely to be anxious and depressed. If you eat whole foods, you have a much lower
risk of being either anxious or depressed.
But one caveat here,high-quality meat is difficult to come by in the United
States. This is because most of the cattle in North America are raised — from birth to death — in feed lots, where
they are fed a corn-based diet.
This method of raising cattle may have a "profound impact" on the quality
of the meat because it increases saturated and decreases very important good fatty acids. In contrast, in Australia, beef
and lamb comes from pasture-fed animals who contain a much healthier fatty acid profile.
So, if you plan to eat
meat as part of your anxiety and depression food plan...
1. eat Australian meat
2. find animals who are
3. contact meat producers in this country to request they go back to pasture-fed animals
What else can you do to Reduce Anxiety?
wrote LIVING WELL WITH ANXIETY: WHAT YOUR DOCTOR DOESN'T TELL YOU...THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW---to help you deal with your
anxiety and stay calm.
What Can You Find in LIVING WELL WITH ANXIETY?
book not only provides helpful nutrition tips, it also includes
finding a support group and health care practitioner who is open to alternative approaches,
WHAT DID PUBLISHER WEEKLY SAY ABOUT THIS BOOK?
Weekly says what makes this book stand out are the "person-centered strategic action plans." But this book
offers a lot more, including:
WHAT SPECIFIC THINGS DOES LIVING WELL WITH ANXIETY OFFER?
*Clinical accurate overview of anxiety and its causes and effects
*Contrast of medical and
*Information-packed chapters providing a thorough examination of nutrition (to identify missing
*The impact of nicotine, alcohol and chemicals on anxiety
*The potent antianxiety effects of exercise
*Situations that require psychotherapy or
*A comprehensive checklist for finding a practitioner
*How to create your own Anxiety Success
Plan (sample included!)
WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK
Publishers Weekly ends
with: "For millions of sufferers from generalized anxiety, panic disorder, phobias and other forms of anxiety who
don't want medication, this book provides viable alternatives to traditional medicine."
Jean Borysenko, PhD,
author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and Inner Peace for Busy people said about Living Well with Anxiety...
who suffers from anxiety should read this concise, helpful, easy-to-follow guide. It can change your life!"