The Mind/Body Connection
In This Chapter
- How the mind communicates with the body about food
- Food and its impact on your mental state
- The role of a healthy diet in disease prevention
- Current research and what it reveals about the mind/body connection
The food we eat nourishes the body, mind, and soul. It supports us with vital nutrients we can’t live without, provides a feeling of comfort, and reconnects us emotionally to a place in time when we enjoyed eating particular dishes. Unfortunately, our relationship with food can become a mental tug of war where we become vulnerable to the little voices in our head. We may unknowingly contribute ...