August
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Diets for Health

Diet for Depression

end of winter, beginning of spring - a time when our body is "tired" from a lack of sunlight and vitamin deficiency of winter, when it is required nutrition.But by the summer so I want to lose weight, and we sit on a diet.
Meanwhile, nutritionists believe that popular diets can cause depression.

Since depressive symptoms are aggravated by a lack of nutrients in the body, the importance of good food right here is difficult to overestimate.Increase your intake of healthy foods, such as cereals from whole grains, lean meats, fruits and vegetables, fish.It is important to avoid alcohol and refrain from unnecessary "junk" food - sugar, caffeine, which initially give a sharp burst of energy and good humor, then sharply reduced their level.

Clinical studies show that the B complex vitamins and folic acid (400 mg per day) are useful in the treatment of depression.The antioxidant selenium (100 micrograms per day) can raise the mood, if taken in areas with selenium deficiency.A numerous European studies have

shown that amino acid supplement L-tryptophan, known for its ability to enhance the synthesis of serotonin, are valuable in the treatment of depression.Tryptophan is found in foods such as fish, chicken, turkey, cooked dry beans and peas, brewer's yeast, peanut butter, nuts and soybeans.Eat more of these foods with carbohydrates (potatoes, pasta, rice), which facilitate the entry of tryptophan into the brain.

Adjust your diet, add the fruit and vegetables, and cook vegetables properly or take a complex of vitamins and minerals, and you'll always cheerful and full of energy.