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The importance of nutrition in depression

The importance of nutrition in depressionOmega-3 is an important nutrient in the treatment of depression.

The lack of this nutrient, which is used in important functions in the brain, affects brain function and triggers depression. Therefore, the amount of omega-3 can be increased with foods such as fish, nuts, almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flaxseed, purslane, spinach. But some foods should be consumed in a certain proportion with the advice of a doctor in patients with cholesterol, heart and blood pressure.

* It is necessary to pay attention to the daily intake of vitamins B, C, D and magnesium. Vitamin B can be met with cereals such as wheat, bulgur and lentils; vitamin C can be met with foods such as oranges, kiwi, lemons, broccoli, peppers. Vitamin D needs can be met from foods such as fish, milk and eggs with sunlight, while magnesium can be provided from foods such as cocoa, sunflower seeds, bran, almonds and flax seeds.

• Protein-rich foods such as chicken, fish, eggs, kidney beans, nuts, peanuts can be consumed to increase serotonin production and thus reduce the symptoms of depression.

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