December 15, 2011

Chronic DepressionNot only our feelings and emotions, but also what we eat has a great influence on our mood and our mental health. Numerous studies have shown that any type of diet rich in sugar, fat and processed foods is linked to being happier. In particular, those people who are depressed or stressed out tend to consume more chocolate or cakes, thinking that positive emotions from eating will make them feel happier. Therefore, according to Drew Ramsey, a leading specialist and a psychiatrist at Columbia University, eating the right foods should be considered ‘the foundation of good mental health‘. Read the rest of this entry »