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CT - New Haven County (SW) Chapter

Event: Tying Mental Health to Diet and Lifestyle

April 2 @ 6:30 pm

On April 2 at 6:30 p.m., join the New Haven County chapter of Holistic Moms Network to focus on mental health from a diet and lifestyle perspective with nutritionist Tori Lawlor, MS, LDN, CNS, owner of Your Wellness Way. Did you know that we make more serotonin in our guts than in our brains? Are you aware that up to one-third of people with depression have chronic constipation? Did you know that inflammation can affect stress and sex hormone levels (e.g., cortisol, estrogen), impacting mood and cognition? Have you heard of the gut-brain axis or that the gut is our second brain? Learn how the food we eat and lifestyle choices we make can support or impair our mental health.

Lawlor is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a master’s in clinical nutrition and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. Your Wellness Way was born from her passion to help others find holistic real-life solutions to truly be well. Through functional nutrition, each individual’s diet, biochemistry, medical history, genetics, environment, stress and lifestyle are assessed to create a plan of small, sustainable changes.

The chapter meetings are open to the public and take place on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at NP Café (formerly Nate’s Plates) in Milford, Conn.

The mission of Holistic Moms Network, a nonprofit support and discussion network, is to connect parents and others who are interested in holistic health and green living. It welcomes people wherever they are on their own holistic path in an environment that does not judge. The monthly meetings, open to the public, are held the first Tuesday evening of each month.

For more information, visit HolisticMoms.org or Facebook.com/HMNNewHaven. RSVP for the event on the Events page on the Facebook page or message the chapter on Facebook Messenger. Location: NP Café (formerly Nate’s Plates), 2 Schooner Ln., Milford, CT.