Anything that is eaten or consumed, whether it’s food, alcohol, medicine or toxins, gets filtered by the liver. Fortunately, the liver is super-smart. It knows when it’s time for a good cleanse. It knows when to usher the toxins out of the body through urine or stool, when to save nutrients and when to release them back into the blood.
Research suggests that mood disorders have a lot to do with imbalances in the gut, resulting from the food choices we make. That’s where nutrition therapy, which involves the intake of certain nutrients to improve physical and mental health, may be able to help.
You can repeat your affirmations, never miss a yoga class, and still fall into a funk from time to time. It’s not your fault. If you feel you’ve tried every solution and still can’t get your ‘overwhelm’ under control, it may be time to add some stress-busting herbs into the mix.