Diet Therapy for Dealing with Depression

Diet Therapy for Dealing with Depression

Diet Therapy for Dealing with Depression

The following are some of the foods that have been shown to change a person's mood for the better:


Complex Carbohydrates

Complex carbohydrates like whole grain bread, pastry and cereals increase the levels of serotonin in the body. This serotonin “soothes the mind” and imparts a feeling of calmness, relaxation, and emotional well being.

This connection of carbohydrates and depression was shown by a study reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine which showed that persons who ate a very low carbohydrate diet of around 20 -40 grams a day had higher rates of depression, anger and anxiety compared to those who ate a high carb and low-fat diet.

Complex carbohydrates do not cause the blood sugar spikes associated with moods swings, energy drops and fatigue that are associated with eating refined carbohydrates like bread, cakes and other products made from white flour.

Therefore, increase your intake of whole grain pasta, whole meal breads, and high fiber cereals when you are feeling down as these are some of the best foods for beating depression naturally

Dealing with Depression Holistically

To learn more read Dealing with Depression Holistically which teaches how to treat depression naturally with:
* Aromatherapy
* Art therapy
* Christian Bible therapy
* Chromotherapy
* Dance therapy
* Diet therapy
* Eco-therapy
* Exercise therapy
* Herbal therapy
* Home decor therapy
* Music therapy
* Phototherapy
* Relaxation therapy
* Self-Care therapy
* Self-Psychotherapy
* Social therapy
* Talk therapy
* Vitamin therapy
* Writing therapy





Dealing with Depression Holistically


2 comments:

  1. Thank you for visiting Miriam. Since my stroke, I have dramatically changed how I eat and what I put in my body. When I'm feeling depressed, I jump into my bible instead of grabbing that unhealthy snack Thanks again for visiting my site today. It was nice to "meet" you. I hope you have a fantastic week and may God continue to bless you and yours in all your endeavors.

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  2. It was a pleasure to read your informative blog posts and it is wonderful that you have overcome so many challenges and you continue serving God. You are an inspiration and thank you for stopping by and commenting.

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