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What to Expect in Women’s Nutritional Therapy

Women’s nutritional therapy is a form of addiction treatment that focuses on the dietary needs of women. It is especially effective as part of an integrated addiction treatment program. Nutrition therapy has been proven to help women build healthier lifestyles and recover from addiction more quickly. Call 844.540.0357 to speak with someone from Painted Desert…

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Can What You Eat Impact Your Mood?

Why do some addiction rehab centers focus on nutrition? What people eat has an enormous impact on general well-being. Nutrition impacts mood and brain health, affecting people’s recovery and general mental health. Painted Desert offers a nutrition therapy program in Utah for women seeking addiction treatment. If you or someone you know is considering entering…

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Preparing for Nutrition Therapy

Nutrition is integral to addiction therapy as it provides the fuel your body needs to get through withdrawal and recovery. At the same time, it also replenishes the many nutrients depleted by drug or alcohol abuse. Painted Desert Recovery’s Utah nutrition therapy program offers addiction treatment for women, addressing the whole person—body and mind. Preparing…

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Is Nutrition Therapy a Long-Term Process?

Nutrition therapy benefits everyone who undergoes addiction treatment. However, women’s nutrition therapy will focus on women’s specific nutritional needs vs. men’s. The long-term benefits of nutrition therapy require a long-term approach. As important as focusing on nutrition during rehab, developing a long-term nutrition therapy plan that will support your recovery into the future is just…

Ways Nutrition Can Stabilize Mood in Addiction Recovery

Mood changes are common in people affected by addiction. These changes can reinforce or worsen the impact of your addiction symptoms. They can also make it more difficult for you to quit using drugs or alcohol. A significant but often overlooked factor in your typical mood is your daily diet. Diet-related changes in your mood…

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The Connection Between Addiction and Nutrition

Drug and alcohol addiction affects your mental and physical health in a variety of ways. One area that is commonly affected is your consumption of nutritious food. Poor nutritional habits can increase the impact of addiction on your brain and body. For this reason, nutritional therapy for addiction is a widespread need. Women, in particular,…