Understanding the Role of Diet and Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Article from Indiana University by IUTech

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According to Indiana University, "In most cases, poor nutrition and substance abuse go hand in hand. Each issue aggravates the other and leads to a cycle of abuse and poor decision making. Nutritional imbalances intensify drug and alcohol cravings, while drug and alcohol abuse increases the likelihood of eating poorly. When combined together, poor nutrition and addiction can lead to serious depression, anxiety, and other physical symptoms."

This article explains the relationship between poor nutrition and addiction.