Nutrition

Is there really a link between nutrition and depression?  In fact, scientists have linked poor eating habits and deficiencies in some vitamins and minerals to mood swings and other symptoms of depression.  Although there is no specific “prescribed” diet for depression, in order to keep both your mind and body healthy, it’s wise to follow eating guidelines that ensure you’re getting the right nutritional building blocks for wellness, and that you’re not overindulging in foods that can aggravate your symptoms.

To develop an eating plan that’s right for you, start by addressing these two questions:

What are you eating now?
What should your food plan look like?