Friday Five: Health and Wellness

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

Check out this article in the Washington Post about the long term results of the “low carb” vs. “low fat” approaches.Which “diet” should you follow? Research continues to support the fact that it’s probably the one you can stick to. Meaningful change comes with lasting change. (Washington Post)

Sometimes it can be hard to see past the marketing hype and know what is actually good for you. Check out this guest post by Yoni Freedhoff on (summertomato)

Change your perspective about weight loss and you may lose weight too. If eating healthy is a punishment, why would you do it? A mental shift from food restriction and punishment to food bounty and experimentation can make a huge difference in both the journey and the outcome. (Washington Post)

An interesting look at how sugar affects the brain. We are not set up to stop at just one Oreo, people. (lifehacker)

Want to know how to roast any vegetable? I’ve had great luck with this chart! (myfrugalhome)

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 make lasting changes. Specialties include evidence based approaches to adolescent angst, anxiety and trauma, disordered eating, health and wellness, and performance enhancement.

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