Open Access article by David Wiss

A Biopsychosocial Overview of the Opioid Crisis: Considering Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Health

I spent an entire year working on this manuscript! It was quite an undertaking because employing an “overview perspective” of something as vast as the opioid crisis requires expertise in several different domains. Specifically, this paper covers environmental factors (i.e. exposure to pharmaceutical pain killers) as well as psychosocial factors (e.g. stress, trauma, childhood adversity) in conceptualizing susceptibility to opioid addiction. The most novel contribution relates to the role of nutrition in ...

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Immunity Broth

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In the midst of winter, immune-boosting foods can really make a difference in the strength of our overall defense system. Bolstering our immunity is critical as we take steps toward optimal wellness. Though it’s important to have a strong immune system any time of the year, it is especially so when the weather is cold and defenses ...

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