Psychology-Nutrition The relationship between psychology and nutrition is complex and multifaceted. The way we think, feel and behave has a significant impact on our eating habits and nutritional status, while nutrition also has a direct impact on our mental health and well-being. For example, psychological factors such as stress, emotions, and cognitive processes can influence our eating behavior, leading to disordered eating patterns or poor food choices. In turn, poor nutrition can negatively affect mental health, leading to conditions such as depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline. On the other hand, good nutrition can have a positive impact on mental health, for example, by providing the body and brain with essential nutrients that are important for the production of mood-regulating hormones and neurotransmitters.
Our Dietitian and Nutritionist work closely with our psychologists and your other health professionals to help with eating disorders, emotional eating, and other psychological issues that may be contributing to poor nutritional status. Our team understand and work with your eating habits and to help overcome the psychological barriers to improve their nutrition.