Our mental health affects how we feel and how we live our lives. We don't have to apologize for mental illness.
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There’s an emerging field in the treatment of mental health: Nutritional psychology. Mental health professionals are increasingly viewing mental illness from a holistic perspective, and nutrition is one of the factors that come into play.
In 2015 a group of researchers pulled together all available research on nutrition and depression and came up with the following recommendations:
These are all great suggestions for a healthy lifestyle in general, but the effects on mental health could be significant. Depression comes with physical symptoms, including fatigue and pains, and proper nutrition can go a long way in helping you feel better.
Go here to learn more about the research.
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