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That salad isn’t just good for your nutrition–it may help stave off depression

Date: 01/06/2023

Growing evidence suggests consuming healthy foods and micronutrients fosters better mental health, while poor-quality diets diminish it.

Study finds Mediterranean diet improves depression symptoms in young men

Date: 09/05/2022

Medical doctors and psychologists should consider referring depressed young men to a nutritionist or dietitian as an important component of treating clinical depression, according to a new study

Psychology Today - Feel Better with Food

Date: 20/12/2019

You are what you eat, and what you eat can affect how you feel

18 March 2019 - The Guardian - Nutritional psychiatry: can you eat yourself happier?

Date: 18/03/2019

‘What we stick in our mouths matters to our mental health,’ says Felice Jacka, a leading light in this new field. So what should we be eating?

‘Limited’ methods: Expert urges caution over study claiming 'supplements can't prevent depression'

Date: 08/03/2019

New clinical trial data seems to suggest certain supplements will not help the prevention of depression. However, FAB's Dr Alex Richardson warns that the study in question has several serious limitations, and some coverage may be over-stating the findings.

Psychology Today - Micronutrients in Psychiatry: Sound Science or Just Hype?

Date: 13/02/2019

Two recent studies have received a lot of attention for showing the significant role that diet can play in treating depression - the SMILES trial and the HELFIMED study.

Healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

Date: 05/02/2019

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression.

17 August 2018 - Nutraingredients - Nutritional psychiatry: Accessing the gut to address the brain

Date: 17/08/2018

As evidence mounts for the existence of the gut-brain axis, nutritional psychiatry has emerged as a promising research field within the food and nutrition community.

29 March 2018 - The Atlantic - The Diet That Might Cure Depression

Date: 09/04/2018

Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.

All the Stars of Food and Mood

Date: 04/08/2017

We are what we eat, and the brain is the most energy hungry organ in the body, surpassing even the heart. Surely our diets affect our thinking and our moods. But how do we prove it, and then what do we do about it?

Do Vitamins and Supplements Make Antidepressants More Effective?

Date: 26/04/2016

Researchers have found that taking some nutritional supplements — such as omega-3 fish oil and Vitamin D — could increase the efficacy of antidepressants among people who suffer from clinical depression.

Diet, nutrition essential for mental health

Date: 29/01/2015

Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new international collaborative study has revealed.

23 Sept 2011 - The Conversation - Poor diet linked to teen mental health problems

Date: 23/09/2011

Adolescents who eat unhealthily are more likely to develop mental health problems than those with good diets, a new study has found