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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
Complex carbohydrates (Helps enhance the proper absorption of tryptophan. Carbohydrates may also boost serotonin activity in the brain.)
Folic Acid (Appears to reduce the high levels of homocysteine associated with depression. )
Magnesium (Serotonin, the "feel good" brain chemical, depends on magnesium for its production and function.)
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.
Omega-3 fatty acids
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