A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life

This book has be written by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein. The publisher says: “A bold, provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes – and what we can do about it We are living through…
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Healing Depression without Medication: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Balancing Mind, Body, and Soul

This book has been written by psychiatrist Dr. Jodie Skillicorn . The publishers say: “An effective, evidence-based guide for preventing, treating, and overcoming depression–without drugs. Antidepressants–the first line in our standard of care for treating depression–may not be much more effective…
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Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention

With relevance to wellbeing (and improved sense-making), this book has been written by Johann Hari. The publishers say: “Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And, most importantly, how do we get it back?For Stolen Focus, internationally…
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A Mind of Your Own: The Truth about Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives

This book has been written by Dr. Kelly Brogan. The publishers say: “Depression is one of the UK’s leading causes of disability. One in four women in their 40s are prescribed antidepressant drugs BUT depression is a sign of malfunction of…
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Higher fruit and veg intake associated with better mental health in secondary school pupils

“Nutritious breakfast and lunch linked to emotional wellbeing in pupils across the age spectrum.” Reviewed by Emily Henderson and published by News Medical, this article (reporting research) begins: “Include good nutrition in public health strategies for kids’ mental health, urge researchers….
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What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month

There is increasing evidence that the food we eat has a significant impact, positive or negative, on our mental health (see for example Brain Changer: How diet can save your mental health – cutting-edge science from an expert ). This BBC article is about an experiment involving Dr Chris van Tulleken and a month-long diet he…
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Dr. Chris and Dr Xand Investigate … mental health.

In this 29 minute video report for the BBC: “Dr Chris and Dr Xand Van Tulleken investigate what mental health is and why things can sometimes go wrong. They’ll uncover the science behind some of the most common triggers for mental…
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Gut feelings: The microbes involved in our mental health

Writing for the Glasgow Insight into Science & Technology (GIST), Carolina Guidolin reports : “Normally, around 1014 (one hundred trillion) microorganisms live in our gut, supporting our health in many ways, from providing essential vitamins to helping our immune systems develop 1 ….
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