Some doctors are selling micronutrient supplements, claiming what you eat has an important influence on your mental health, but others remain sceptical.
In our TV-dinner, instant-noodle, cereal-bar-for-breakfast world, blaming diet for a plethora of health problems seems rather too convenient. Feeling bloated? Then give up dairy. Tired all the time? Quit those sugar binges. Down in the dumps? Have we got a supplement for you …West Auckland GP Dr William Ferguson doesn’t believe in quick fixes. And he insists he’s no peddler of snake oil. But after almost three decades of dealing with patients with all kinds of health problems, he would simply like people – including those with mental health issues – to take more notice of their diet. ...
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