nutrition

Diet Linked to Better Mental Health for Kids

Diet Linked to Better Mental Health for Kids

As an integrative child psychiatrist, Dr. Beata Lewis often considers diet and nutrition when treating clients for a range of mental health issues. Here, she discusses current research that is solidifying the connection between mood and food among children.

Can Food Help You Fight Depression?

Can Food Help You Fight Depression?

The adage "you are what you eat" may be one of the most profound truths of our existence. So it should come as no small wonder that you experience a profound sense of euphoria when you devour a decadent dessert or sample a slice of authentic New York from your favorite Brooklyn pizza spot. 

4 Ways That Probiotics Improve Mental Health

4 Ways That Probiotics Improve Mental Health

However, recent studies show that the benefits of probiotics extend well beyond digestion: probiotics can also have a positive impact on mental health and may be a valuable addition to the tool box of psychiatrists and psychotherapists who care about holistic care. 

3 Steps to Address Binge Eating

3 Steps to Address Binge Eating

Eating a tub of ice cream after a breakup seems to be an accepted behavior in response to a stressful situation. However, it also reveals a relationship to food that, in excess, can be unhealthy. Here, Dr. Beata Lewis describes the signs of a binge eating disorder and offers tools for addressing it.