Nutrition for Mental Health

Mead Johnson Nutrition Announces Resolution of China Probe

Medication and counseling are what most people think of when they hear the term mental health, and unfortunately, the role of sound nutrition in mental health is often overlooked. Mental health is strongly related to overall physical wellness. When the body has all the proper nutrients it needs, it will function properly. An improper diet leads to deficiency in important vitamins and minerals that can lead to numerous physical and psychological problems. While not all mental health problems are so strongly related to diet, everyone can benefit from a nutrient-rich diet filled with fruits, vegetables, and good fats.
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About Mead Johnson Mead Johnson, a global leader in pediatric nutrition, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes more than 70 products in over 50 countries worldwide. The company’s mission is to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life. The Mead Johnson name has been associated with science-based pediatric nutrition products for over 100 years. The company’s “Enfa” family of brands, including Enfamil infant formula, is the world’s leading brand franchise in pediatric nutrition.
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8 Back-to-Basics Nutrition Tips

Ask for salsa or pico de gallo, an uncooked salsa, with your burrito instead of shredded cheese and sour cream. On a sandwich, trade house dressings or creamy sauces for ketchup, mustard, fat-free mayonnaise or fresh tomato slices. Watch the extras Keep in mind that extras, such as bacon bits, croutons and cheeses, can sabotage diabetes nutrition goals by quickly increasing a meal’s calorie and carbohydrate count. Even healthier additions including fat-free salad dressing, barbecue sauce and fat-free mayonnaise have calories. But you can enjoy small servings of these without adjusting your meal plan. Ask for them on the side to further control how much of them you eat.
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Diabetes nutrition: Eating out when you have diabetes

EAT A LITTLE LESS This one isn’t rocket science. Try to keep a handle on portion sizes if you want to tackle your nutrition head on. If you’re in charge of the cooking, scale back the amount you’re putting on each plate. Even something as simple as switching out your jumbo-sized diner plates for something smaller can help. If you’re dining out, eat half and take the rest home or try skipping appetizers. Alternatively, order two appetizers and skip the main course.
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