In this second episode of a two-part series on mental health, Soleil speaks with Heather Armstrong and Kimberley Wilson on the links between diet and mental health. Armstrong, a blogger and writer also known as “Dooce,” tell us how her last attempt at veganism resulted in the worst depression of her life. Then, psychologist Wilson talks to us about her work busting myths about clean eating and dieting in the UK.
Produced by Juan Ramirez and Stephanie Kuo. Music by AF the Naysayer and Blue Dot Sessions.
LINKS DU JOUR
- Read more about the state of prison food in this piece via Governing.
- The science of serotonin—the chemical produced in the intestines—is fascinating!
- Yes, the use of the word "superfood" in food marketing was banned in the EU.