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Foods that help fight depression

Foods that help fight depression

It is not easy to say which foods or drink can cure your depression, but it is safe to say that enough nutrition are essential for mental health. 

PESHAWAR: Depression and anxiety affect whole body and if the condition persists, it increases the risk of stroke. According to experts, during this condition, a person needs to eat a good and better diet because during depression, the patient often uses more cigarettes and eats less food.

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It is not easy to say which foods or drink can cure your depression, but it is safe to say that enough nutrition are essential for mental health.  Researcher said that it is must for people with depression to consume more vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B, magnesium, selenium, zinc, carbohydrates and omega-3 fatty acids.

Chocolate:

Chocolate is beneficial for human health as it enhances brain function, immunity, blood flow, nerve function, weight loss and provide protection against heart disease, stroke and skin diseases.

Eggs:

Vitamin D in eggs reduces depression and protect against various seasonal diseases like cough, cold and flu.

Walnut:

Eating sufficient amount of walnuts not only protects body from diabetes but also reduces stress hormones.

Banana:

Eating a banana at the beginning of the day keeps us energized and alert throughout the day. It also help to reducing depression and stress. A banana contains 422 mg of potassium, which is 12% of the amount the body needs for a day. For proper functioning, the body needs lot of potassium which also helps in regulating the nervous system. It also regulate heartbeat and control the level of salts in the body. So a lack of potassium in the body can increase the risk of high blood pressure and kidney stones, physical weakness and fatigue.

Water

The last important thing for the brain is water, the largest part of our brain is made up of water, even a slight decrease in water can cause us mental health problems, such as irritability and loss of concentration.

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