Nutrition and addiction — can dietary changes assist with recovery?

Margherita Grotzkyj‐Giorgi (Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent)

Drugs and Alcohol Today

ISSN: 1745-9265

Publication date: 22 June 2009


While many of the most widely used treatment interventions engage with the psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of addiction, some of the biological aspects can at times be neglected. It is increasingly being recognised that there is a close, exacerbating relationship between problematic substance use and poor nutrition.



Grotzkyj‐Giorgi, M. (2009), "Nutrition and addiction — can dietary changes assist with recovery?", Drugs and Alcohol Today, Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 24-28.

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