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​​​​Delicious Foods to Eat if You Have Depression

While your meal planner will exclude the ingredients listed above, below are some additional notes about what to consider when eating for depression. These are important to note when you are snacking or making your own recipes. Incorporate these delicious, mood-boosting foods into your diet and meal plans. You'll not only relieve the symptoms of depression, but improve your overall health and vitality.

MyFoodMyHealth's Diet for Depression Stresses the Following Ingredients:

Flavorful Herbs to Eat if You Are Suffering From Depression

Rosemary
Saffron

Complex carbohydrates (Helps enhance the proper absorption of tryptophan. Carbohydrates may also boost serotonin activity in the brain.)

Blackberries
Broccoli
Pasta, wheat
Potatoes
Rice, brown
Squash, winter


Folic Acid (Appears to reduce the high levels of homocysteine associated with depression. )


Asparagus
Avocados
Beans, dried
Beets
Bok choy
Broccoli
Brussel sprouts
Cabbage
Chick-peas
Lentils
Oranges
Peas, fresh
Savoy
Soybeans

Spinach
Turkey

Magnesium (Serotonin, the "feel good" brain chemical, depends on magnesium for its production and function.)

Almonds
Amaranth
Avocados
Barley
Brazil nuts
Buckwheat
Chocolate
Oysters
Pumpkin seeds

Quinoa
Spinach
Sunflower seeds

Niacin (Promotes sound nerve cell function. Most B-vitamin complexes contain niacin in sufficient amounts for this purpose. They also offer the mood-enhancing benefits of other B vitamins.

Chicken
Lamb
Pomegranates
Rice, brown
Tuna
Turkey
Wheat

Omega-3 fatty acids


Salmon
Trout
Tuna


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