Friday 5: Health and Wellness

Here are my go to spots this week for finding solid information about your mental and physical health!

Being an “adventurous eater” comes with some great benefits! (lifehacker)

Many “dieters” actually suffer from binge eating disorder (BED). One out of every 35 adults suffer from BED. Research shows that they can manage their condition, and in-turn, actually lose weight, with the help of a trained mental health professional. (The Atlantic)

Nutritionism and marketing in America can make foods sound more nutritious than they really are. Here are some examples of how well-marketed, processed foods compare to the “real thing.” (Washington Post).

If you are like most Americans, your cupboard is full of spices that you don’t know what to do with. This infographicshows you have to combine popular flavor profiles using 10 basic spices. (nutrition over easy)

Highly palatable foods shut down the mechanisms in the brain that signal fullness and lead to over-consumption.(Stephan Guyenet)

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, combines her knowledge in the realm of food and science nutrition with her therapeutic training in mental health to help you shift your thoughts and and make lasting changes. Specialties include evidence based approaches to adolescent angst, anxiety and trauma, disordered eating, and health and wellness. Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today.

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, helps teens and adults overcome mental roadblocks and achieve their goals to live an elevated life. Specialties include research-based interventions to address stress and anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, eating issues and struggles of the gifted and high-achieving population. For more information about her techniques, services and additional resources to help you succeed, check her out at or follow us on Facebook and Instagram. You can also Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today