Did you know previous research has established two important key points;
Firstly, the Amygdala plays the key role in the processing of emotions, it is responsible for detecting fear and preparing for emergancies, the amygdala forms part of the limbic system and plays a key role in Anxiety Disorders.
Secondly, that Gut Microbiota (bacteria, archaea, protists, fungi and viruses) can Influence Behaviour.
Cortisol (stress hormone) is a Positive as it helps with controlling blood sugar levels, regulate metabolism, reduce inflammation, and assist with memory formulation. Which all of these functions make a crucial hormone to protect overall health and well-being.
Even though Cortisol is a positive, with great stress, it also has been shown to damage and kill cells in the Hippocampus in the brain, area responsible for your episodic memory. And its established that chronic stress causes premature brain aging, a common feature of depression, from the excess release of cortisol into the blood.
With Anxiety and Bad Health Cortisol levels rise, with that did you know, the absorption of vitamins decreases!
What do I need to Learn to Create Good Health Habits for 2018?
Every Body is made up differently depending on our DNA and our mental and medical stories stored in our physical form. You could find your local Professional Naturopath to conduct a hair sample and GP for bloods to find out if there is anything lacking or excess of unwanted toxins such as leads and copper in your physical form.
Furthermore, if you are both wanting to fall pregnant I highly suggest for both partners to do the same thing here for the best results for making Baby.
After finding out where your body is at with your tests, find out if you need to up or decrease particular food groups to help you Achieve Your Best Outcome. Beginning the process of creating small habits in changing to a healthier diet is the key for success! Maybe eat good for 6 days and then reward yourself by having a day off?
The Question is ‘What are the BEST NATURAL FOOD CHOICES For Me to Achieve My Health Goals?’
Heal Your Body with Nutritional Choices. When there is an increase in stress the amygdala you become more responsive, in return making the prefrontal cortex less active, hence you become more reactive not proactive. It become exciting to find out what exactly qualities or nutrients you are getting from foods. Nutritional foods and resources that have zinc, vitamin b5, vitamin c, vitamin d, omega 3s fatty acid, coconut oil will all help reduce your stress levels.
Do You Agree Nutrition is an Essential Part of keeping Your Mental Health Balanced?
The Prefrontal Cortex is a part of the brain located at the frontal lobe, it is implicated in a variety of complex behaviours including planning, and greatly contributes to personality development. By maintaining great health, it will help keep a balanced mind. It will help maintain good decisions and it becomes easier to constantly grow, learn, adapt and overcome challenges while staying on track.
If you have any further questions, would like more nutritional information or need a referral to a good Naturopath please do not hesitate to ask us on 08 8941 0810.