Having an auto-immune disorder, migraines and IBS, I was disappointed to be offered lotions and pills to deal with this. When looking for answers myself I came across Holistic Nutrition.
I graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition on Vancouver Island where I gained not only an education on food and the role it has on our health, but an improved attitude and vitality for life .
The main focus of the training was on nutrition, whilst considering the balance between body, mind and spirit. Acknowledging that they are interlinked and we are all unique is an important part of holistic nutrition, one-size most definitely does not fit all.
Every cell in your body needs nutrients to do its job effectively. Like a car it can still function on poor quality fuel but problems may start to show over time.
Whole foods as nature intended should provide us with the nutrients we need however all too often many of us are eating highly refined or processed foods.
There's a direct link between the gut and the brain called the gut-brain axis. What you eat can have an impact on your brain health and overall mood. Include nutrients in your daily diet that are nourishing for your mental wellbeing.
Is who you are. What you believe in and the path you take in life - it's as unique to you as your genetic coding. Being mindful or having some quiet time is important for for the mind and nervous system which can be affected by nutritional stress.