Lesson 9: Food And Relapse Prevention - Slide 5
Substance Abuse And Nutrition
- Drug and alcohol abuse results in:
- Physical damage to the body which reduces absorption of nutrients from food
- Unbalanced lifestyle which results in irregular timing of meals and eating too much or too little
- Food choices that do not provide the energy and substances your body needs for you to function well, think clearly, and look good
Pg. 32-35, Lawrence J. Epstein, Steve Mardon, 2007, “The Harvard Medical School Guide To A Good Night’s Sleep,” McGraw Hill, New York.Page 36, Sheila Laverty, 1997, “The Healing Power of Sleep, How to Achieve Restorative Sleep Naturally,” Simon and Schuster.
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