“I eat because I am depressed and I am depressed because I eat.”
The food we eat can be the safest and the most powerful form of medicine. Eating healthy and fueling the body with the right quantity and quality of food will make you happy.
Eating certain food may not ease depression but a healthy diet may help as part of an overall treatment of depression.
Ensure that the diet contains all the essential nutrients needed to support the body growth, repair and wellness.
Here are tips to follow:
Few good example include- dark green leafy vegetables like spinach, fenugreek leaves, mint, mushroom, avocados, berries, beans.
Taking tomatoes in salads provide sufficient folic acid and alpha lipoic acid needed to fight depression.
Many people when depressed take alcohol and more of tea and coffee. Alcohol and caffeine interfere with mood, sleep, and motivation and also reduce the effectiveness of depression medicine.
People who are obese may be more likely to become depressed. Also various studies have shown that people who are depressed are more likely to become obese as a result of psychological changes that occur because of the changes in the hormonal levels and immune system causing depression. So the next time you feel depressed don’t opt for binging on ice cream or chocolates, instead go for a walk s that you can clear your head.