Depression

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While cell phone use is increasing among all age groups, new research presents compelling evidence that the more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other electronic screens, the more likely they are to feel depressed and think about, or attempt, suicide.



As concerns about the harmful side effects of anti-depressant medications grow, the world’s first study on diet and depression, a trial from Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet quality can treat major depression!


As depression continues to impact millions across the globe, antidepressant users are often unaware of the risk their medication poses. A shocking new study involving hundreds of thousands of antidepressant users found a 33% increase in the risk of death!


During the last ten years, thanks to numerous studies, we know there are healthy fats our bodies need to function properly, and there are harmful ones that support the development of disease. In general plant based fats fall into the healthy category. A recent study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, suggests that stress stops the positive effects of choosing good fats.



Eating a Mediterranean diet or other healthy dietary pattern, comprising of fruit, vegetables, legumes, and nuts and low in processed meats, is associated with preventing the onset of depression, according to research. A large study of 15,093 people suggests depression could be linked with nutrient deficits.




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