5 Foods for Fighting Depression
It’s no secret that you are what you eat – but did you know you might feel what you eat, too?
A September 2015 study published in BMC Medicine is just one of many to find a link between nutrition and mental health. After looking at the eating habits of more than 15,000 people for 10 years, researchers found that people who ate a lot of fruits, veggies, nuts and fish had a lower depression risk. And it gets better: Those eaters weren’t perfect. Even eating moderately healthily appeared to reduce the risk of developing depression.
So we can eat reasonably well and get a healthier body and brain? Sounds like a pretty sweet 2-for-1 deal to us! Click through for five foods that have major mental health benefits.