Foods to boost mental health
Written on the 22 February 2018 by Arrow
By Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef
In fact, studies show that good nutrition is essential for supporting your mental wellbeing and that food plays an important contributing role in the prevention of mental health problems such as depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.
One study published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine found that a ketogenic diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids and healthy fats played a considerable role against the prevention of Alzheimer's disease, depression and other mental health issues. Simply making a few dietary changes, such as reducing refined carbohydrates and processed foods, and eating more healthy fats, can act as a protective measure against these mental conditions.While many of my recipes are designed to contribute to overall health and wellbeing, there are specific foods you can incorporate into your daily diet to foster a healthy, happy mind.
Here is my list of five foods to help boost your mental health:
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