Thanks for your thoughts, David. I'm with you—so odd that we're surprised that how we feed our brains actually makes a difference. So it's remarkable what resistance there can be to this idea, which as Dr. Rucklidge suggested, likely is related at least in large part to the "chemical imbalance" idea that we've been sold. There's such a strong bias toward the idea that prescription psych meds are the only Real Treatment, and everything else is wishful thinking (even research-tested treatments like CBT for depression and anxiety).

There may be another explanation for laughing at the idea of nutrition for mental health—it could reflect a poor diet and need for micronutrient supplementation. :) Thanks for commenting.