nutritional therapy for addiction is a powerful tool for recovery

The Power of Food in Your Addiction Recovery

Often people struggling with addictions have food issues. Addiction to alcohol and certain drugs can cause disordered eating patterns and intense cravings. Additionally, people who tend toward addictive behaviors may have a deficit in coping skills. They are often addicted to eating as a method of managing their emotional responses. It is essential to acknowledge…

a pair benefits from nutritional therapy for addiction

3 Benefits of Nutritional Therapy for Addiction

While recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, one may overlook the importance of diet. Over time, drug and alcohol addiction can be rough on your mind and body, leading to a multitude of health problems. Nutritional therapy can help you heal from the damage that alcohol or drug use has done. At Red Oak Recovery,…

woman experiencing the nutritional whammy of addiction

The Nutritional Whammy of Addiction

It’s likely not too surprising that years of substance use can take a nutritional toll on the body. That’s because both alcohol and drugs can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which threaten physical and mental health, damage vital organs and the nervous system, and compromise the immune system. For instance, research shows that alcoholics can…