Gardening can help lower stress, increase self-esteem, and decrease anxiety while enhancing overall mental and physical health. For those in recovery from addiction, learning healthy ways to cope with negative emotions and effectively treat mental health is essential to maintaining sobriety. Here are five ways that gardening can benefit someone in recovery.
A healthy diet is essential for any person struggling with any health condition. When trying to promote healthy oxygenation, this is especially important. Oxygenation can refer to disease processes such as asthma. Vitamins A, D & K, many antioxidants, Manganese, and Magnesium are especially helpful. Check out the section for anti-inflammatory plans as well since asthma causes inflammation!
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the amount of people with Alzheimer’s is growing fast with currently 5.8 million Americans diagnosed. Some foods can help to support brain function and promote memory retention.
Spinach is known as a superfood! It has a countless amount of amazing health benefits for your body.
For those who have either been diagnosed with cancer or those looking to prevent cancer from occurring, a healthy diet is essential. If you have a current diagnosis it is very important to be in communication with your physician regarding any special diet that you need to be on. Some cancer-fighting plants include those that are high in vitamin E, manganese, selenium, glutathoine, phenolic acid, and other antioxidants.
A healthy diet is extremely important especially when you are expecting! A diet with Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Iron, Folate/Folic Acid, and Calcium is especially important during this time.
The keto diet is a popular diet in which you eat foods that are high in fat and low in carbs. It has been suggested that the keto diet may have some benefits for those with diabetes, cancer, epilepsy, and Altzheimer’s disease as well.
Heart health refers to those who are concerned about high blood pressure, cholesterol, or heart disease.
We started growing food to help with anxiety and depression. Gardening & the lifestyle associated radically changed our lives and that’s why we’re so passionate about From Seed to Spoon!
This update helps you connect with why you grow with our new “Growing for Health™” feature! Now you’ll be able to filter the plants list based on 26 different health-related reasons for growing. Starting out with gardening can be overwhelming, and we believe this new feature will help you identify which plants are most important to you!
We’ve also fixed a bug that caused the app to lock up for International users when setting dates for certain time zones.