fbpx
Navigation Menu

Our Team Of Nutritionist And Dieticians

Dr Manjari Chandra

Dr Manjari Chandra

Nutritionist
Consultant - Functional Nutrition and Nutritional Medicine, Manjari Wellness, Max Healthcare. She also works at Metabalance Healthcare Pvt Ltd. She has won ASSOCHAM award for Popular Consultant in the field of Wellness and Nutrition and Global Choice Awards for 2021 as Women Icon of the Year (Wellness Author and Coach)

1 Session

30 Minutes

Price After Prior Appointment
Neha Gupta

Neha Gupta

Nutritionist
A registered dietician, therapeutic Nutrition Consultant and a Diabetic Educator with over 14 years of experience in food science. She has done Masters in Food and Nutrition and M.Phil. in Hospital and Health Systems Management from BITS Pilani. She also worked as a clinical Nutritionist at Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. Now currently, she is working as Chief Nutritionist at Diet Studio since 2010.

1 Month Program

60 minutes

6000
Price per Session ₹6000

3 Month Program

60 minutes

13000
Price per Session ₹13000
Sandhya Arora

Sandhya Arora

Nutritionist
She is an experienced Nutritionist who has helped a lot of people in dealing with their mental as well as physical health. She feels most of the people facing mental health problems are unaware that healthy diet can actually help people to cop up with different mental health conditions.

1 Session

60 Minute

500
Price per Session ₹500
Gauri Chaturvedi

Gauri Chaturvedi

Nutritionist
A certified nutritionist besides, being a counsellor psychologist. She has done certificate in CBT. Her core skills are in nutrition with special reference to mental wellbeing, counselling, communication, leadership, solution focused dealings and management.  

1 Session

30 Minutes

500
Price Per Session ₹500

Nutrition and Diet: Providing the Mind with Food for Mental Health

Nutrition and DietIn recent time, many research studies have established a direct connection between diet and mental health. Now we know for sure that our nutrition and diet has a major influence on the range of mental health conditions. This article examines the relationship between nutrition and diet and the promotion of mental health, emphasising the value of a balanced diet and certain nutrients in treating and preventing mental health issues.

The gut-brain connection: According to recent studies, the gut microbiome, a group of bacteria that live in our digestive system, has a significant impact on how well our brains and minds work. The dysbiotic gut microbiome can contribute to the development of mental health disorders, whereas a healthy microbiome is linked to better mental health. In addition to promoting normal brain function and lowering the risk of mental health disorders, a diet high in fibre, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and fermented foods encourages a diverse and balanced gut microbiota.

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health problems prevalent around the world and have a variety of underlying causes. The likelihood of developing these illnesses has been linked to nutritional deficits, particularly in omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, vitamin D, zinc, and magnesium. These vital nutrients can be obtained by include foods like fatty fish (salmon, sardines), nuts, seeds, leafy greens, legumes, whole grains, and lean meats in one’s diet, boosting brain function and lowering the risk of depression and anxiety.

Certain foods have been discovered to positively affect mental health and cognitive performance. These are known as “brain-boosting nutrients.” Omega-3 fatty acids, which are present in fatty fish, walnuts, and flaxseeds, are essential for brain growth and function because they lower inflammation and support a healthy balance of neurotransmitters. Inflammation and oxidative stress are prevented by the antioxidants found in colourful fruits and vegetables, which also protect the brain. In addition, nutrients like B vitamins, vitamin D, zinc, and magnesium are essential for the production and control of neurotransmitters. The essential components for optimum brain health are found in a well-rounded diet that consists of a variety of nutrient-rich foods.

Adaptogenic foods and stress: Prolonged stress can be harmful to one’s mental well-being. The body may adapt to stress with the help of certain foods known as adaptogens, which also help people feel calmer. Ashwagandha, Rhodiola, ginseng, and holy basil are other examples. These adaptogens have been demonstrated to control stress hormone levels, boost resilience, and lessen the signs of anxiety and sadness. One can help manage stress and promote their mental health by consuming adaptogenic herbs, spices, or supplements.

The excessive use of sugar has been linked to a higher risk of mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. Blood sugar variations are caused by a diet high in processed foods and refined sweets, which can also have a detrimental impact on mood and energy levels. Choosing complete, unprocessed foods and cutting out on sugary drinks, sweets, and snacks encourages stable blood sugar levels and benefits mental health.

The time and composition of meals, in addition to the foods consumed, can have a significant effect on one’s mental health. Regular eating habits, skipping meals, and adhering to rigid and same type of diets can affect blood sugar levels, cognitive abilities, and cause mood swings. A continuous supply of nutrients to support brain function is provided by establishing regular eating patterns and including balanced meals and snacks throughout the day. This helps to stabilise blood sugar levels.

In conclusion, diet and nutrition are essential for fostering mental wellness and treating mental health issues. The nutrients needed to maintain optimum brain function and lower the risk of mental health issues are provided by a balanced diet with complete range of foods like fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates.