Nutrition is an important part of addiction recovery. Learn here what a typical day of meals and snacks should look like, as well as foods we suggest you should avoid.
food in addiction recovery
Learning how to love oneself can be at the core of healing from a mental illness. Here, we review a book of poetry that aims to help you learn and practice techniques for self-love.
A look into the relationship between addiction and eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. And a discussion of their treatment. Take hope!
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. How can you support yourself during detox? Five (5) facts and considerations here. With a section at the end for your questions and comments.
Unstable moods, memory loss, and vitamin deficiencies are symptoms related to addiction that can be addressed by sound nutrition. A brief guideline to how to eat well for a balanced life in recovery here.
The wrong food choices can increase your state of anxiety, stress and inability to sleep and function. In addition to caffeine and sugar, what food should you avoid in addiction recovery? We explore here.
Can lemons cure a hangover? Yes, lemon juice MIGHT help hangovers. We review this folk remedy for alcohol hangovers, how lemon juice works in the body, plus a few lemon juice recipes here.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, first published in 1980, provides science based advice to promote health and to reduce risk for chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. We tell you what’s in the most recent guidelines in a short synopsis.
What happens in the body when you drink too much alcohol? 75% of the population can tell you. Learn about the physiology of over-consumption…and check out a short list of possible aids for hangovers. This is a special post for St. Trifon, the saint of grapes where I live. Everyone gets drunk today.
The body absorbs fresh, raw juice efficiently enough to make it interesting for people looking to detox their bodies from the damage of alcoholism and addiction. Using a juicer breaks down the cellular walls of fruits and vegetables releases all the nutrients into a solution that your body sucks up like a sponge. Interested in learning the top recipes for drug and alcohol detox? Read on.