People often talk about mental and physical illnesses as if they were two very different things, but the truth is that there is a strong connection between them. Depression, for example, is as physical as mental.
Below are 9 foods and drinks that depressed people should consume more often:
People have been using green tea to fight depression for a long time. Its polyphenols increase the supply of dopamine, the “lucky” neurotransmitter, to the brain. It also increases the sensitivity to insulin, which provides glucose to the brain. And, according to one study, the more green tea you drink, the more good you get.
A 100-gram portion of almonds contains up to 268 mg of magnesium, a mineral that works wonders in migraine and depression. Women and men aged 19-30 years need 310 mg and 400 mg of magnesium, respectively.