There is a direct link from what we think to what we eat, did you know that? Our bodies are so complex, so intricately woven together, that each thing we do affects more than what we may assume. Too often, we compartmentalize the problems we have and don’t see the importance of viewing our bodies as a whole.
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology, and since the early 1980‘s has studied and researched the Mind-Brain connection. During her years in clinical practice as a Communication Pathologist she developed tools and processes that have transformed the lives of patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and released the potential thousands of young students and adults.
I found this article very interesting, where Dr. Leaf touches on the importance of what we eat, as well as what we think, and how they work together. “The act of eating, and the choices involved in eating, come first from our minds; therefore, if we make bad and unhealthy decisions concerning food, this reflects the state of our minds. Unhealthy minds open up the door for many more problems to develop, thus it is essential to keep our minds healthy and junk food free. Eating is an emotional event. The two most extreme cases of the unhealthy mind-body connection, gluttony and anorexia, start in the mind.”
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