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Food and Mood - The Role of Diet in Depression and Low Mood

Food and Mood - The Role of Diet in Depression and Low Mood

Jaime Rose Chambers
Many factors are involved and can contribute to depression or low mood, some out of our control. Research has confirmed there is a strong link between what we eat and our risk of depression. There isn’t necessarily a ‘diet’ for mental health, rather a dietary pattern that involves eating more foods associated with a decreased risk of depression and eating less foods associated with an increased risk of depression. The dietary pattern most commonly associated with reducing the risk of depression is the Mediterranean Diet. 
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