Affecting millions of people of all ages, depression is a common mental disorder and has become a leading cause of disability worldwide. Depression affects us all at some point in time and while some of us get over it quickly, others take longer to get rid of it. If you are the type who hates relying on medicines, then here is a list of foods that you can choose from and all you need to do is eat better to feel better.

Herbs and Spices

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Herbs and spices are known to do much more than adding colour, flavour, and taste to one’s food. They are also used for medical purposes and some of them are known to play a significant role in fighting depression.

Bananas

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Bananas are more than just a convenient snack. Even the slightest hint of anger, irritation, depression can mean you’re low on Vitamin B. Apart from supplying you with a whole lot of energy, they’re instant mood boosters.

Leafy vegetables and Greens

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Greens are the most nutrient-dense item available to us to eat and the foods with the most powerful immune-boosting and anticancer effects.

Dark Chocolate

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Probably the best natural antidepressant that will be loved by all is chocolate. Dark chocolate is thought to stimulate the release of a neurotransmitter called anandamide in the brain which helps you feel happier.

Walnuts

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Laden with nutrients like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, most types of nuts are effective in beating depression. Besides, walnuts are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, which can only make you feel better.

Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are a superfood in so many ways well beyond what you once thought was true. Tomatoes contain folic acid, and a healthy balance of folic acid will help you to maintain an improved mood.

 

 

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