Here’s something Good For You…from the daily blog of Dr. Weil…We know that eating a Mediterranean diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, now there’s evidence that suggests it may also protect against depression. The diet emphasizes foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and a moderate alcohol intake. This is an interesting study, which supports the view that an anti-inflammatory diet may counter whole body inflammation, a possible contributor to psychological disorders, especially depression.
An anti-inflammatory diet, modeled on the Mediterranean diet with Asian influences, promotes foods that can help control inflammation, as well as the micronutrients and phytonutrients to protect your body (and mind) from inflammation’s damaging effects.
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