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How To Beat Depression With A Balanced Diet Plan

Depression is a mental disorder that one can easily treat with the right treatment and a healthy diet plan. Whether you believe it or not, but it’s a true fact that what you eat may put an impact on your mood, thus, it is important to eat healthy to prevent yourself from getting depressed.

Nowadays, the problem of depression becomes a serious issue of debate. According to a survey, 1 out of 10 individuals is dealing with the disease that can be risky for their life. If the feeling of sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, due to any reason last for days, so, it is more than just sadness and can be the depression. It is a very common and serious medical problem that negatively affects your mood, activities and overall lifestyle. Here is the list of foods you can eat that helps you balanced your mood and fight against the problem.

Chocolate
Chocolate

Chocolate: Undoubtedly, Chocolate one of the most-loved food item on this planet is the true mood enhancer. It contains a number of antioxidants, polyphenols, and flavonols as well that works like a charm and helps you balance your mood. It is a proven food item that helps to fight against the problem of depression, but you have to limit its quantity as per your body need to prevent any adverse effects.

Berries
Berries

Berries: Berries including Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, etc. again the yummiest way to beat the depression, thanks to the antioxidants and a number of vitamins and minerals present in it. It is the most prescribed mood-stabilizing food that has a number of health benefits.

Avocado
Avocado

Avocado: An average avocado is packed with Vitamins and Minerals and is rich in dietary fiber that not only satisfies your body needs, but also helps to fight against the problem of depression. It is one of the most used depression fighting food because apart from all the above nutrients, it also contains Omega 3 and folate.

Tomatoes
Tomatoes

Tomatoes: Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which is an antioxidant that supposed to protect the brain cells from getting damaged and therefore, having tomatoes as per your body requirement may actually keep you away from the depression.

Walnuts
Walnuts

Walnuts: Nuts are best to fight against a number of health issues and when it comes to fighting depression, so, walnut is something you cannot miss because they are rich in Omega 3 that helps to fight against the disease in an effective manner. Not only Walnuts, Cashew, Almonds, etc. may also have the same impact on your health.

Green Tea
Green Tea

Green Tea: Green Tea contains the amino acid known as theanine that not only fights against the problem of depression and maintains a healthy balance in your mood changes, but also gives your body a great protection from some types of cancers. Also, it is a true brain booster that improves your mental health.

Oatmeal
Oatmeal

Oatmeal: Oatmeal helps your brain to produce serotonin, a chemical that is mainly known for improving your mood and calming the stress. You should incorporate a bowl of oatmeal or more as per your Body Mass Index (BMI) to prevent or cure the condition of depression.

Oranges
Oranges

Oranges: Oranges are a powerhouse of Vitamin C that boost your immunity level and give relief to your body and brain as well. It stabilizes your mood changes and helps you win the battle against the problem of depression.

These foods are very much good and effective to fight against the problem of depression. Always keep in mind that ignorance may minimize your chances to overcome the disease, so, if you ever feel lonely or hopeless for days, so, it’s high time for you to go and ask for a help. It is not a weakness at all, but a sickness that can get treated with a right treatment and most importantly with a healthy and balanced diet. So, you should start eating healthy as this is the only mantra to stay fit.

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