Diet and mental health. There is research to suggest that what we eat may affect not just our physical health, but also our mental health and wellbeing. Eating well (i.e. a well-balanced diet rich in vegetables and nutrients) may be associated with feelings of wellbeing.
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Dining at our healing retreat is a uniquely indulgent and elegant affair. Enjoy a wonderful array of locally sourced foods creatively prepared into delicious and seasonal dishes. Relax in the evening by the pool or on the magical candle-lit terrace in the gardens. Top up your energy with healthy homemade snacks, and freshly prepared juices and fruit infusions served by the pool.
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The hippocampus is the brain’s memory centre and is vital for remembering new information. Neurons in the hippocampus form connections that are constantly being reorganised, a process we call neuroplasticity. This enables us to learn and form memories in response to the constant influx of information in our dynamic world. Junk food filled diets also reduces key brain chemicals required for neuroplasticity, impairing memory.
Research also shows that people who eat lots of junk food also perform badly in memory tests compared to those who eat healthily, irrespective of body weight (i.e. you don’t have to be overweight for these foods to impact your brain’s health). Continue reading “Junk foods can impair your memory”