Foods That Help To Combat Depression
PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE MAKING CHANGES TO YOUR DIET
Are you struggling to keep depression at bay? Along with medication, therapy and support systems there may be another significant factor, your diet. If you haven’t tried tweaking what you eat then you may be missing an important opportunity to beat back your depression.
Doctors and dietitians are starting to understand more about how the foods we eat affect the brain. When essential nutrients are not sufficiently available, there is a direct effect on the production of neurotransmitters and brain chemistry that can increase or lessen depressive behaviors.
What is my diet lacking?
If you are experiencing Depression your diet could be lacking in several nutrients such as Folic Acid, Magnesium, Vitamins B3, B6, C, Selenium, Zinc, Tyrosine and GABA. See below some suggestions on foods to increase these.