Saturday, March 7, 2015

Fish is nature's antidepressant

Are you feeling depressed or feel under unnecessary stress or know someone who suffers from mental illness? Well in case of a nod, you need to eating fish as a new research finds fish to be nature's antidepressant.

The study finds that people who adhered more strongly to Mediterranean diet were happier. The diet consists of plant-based foods such as vegetables, legumes, fruit, nuts, seeds and olives, extra virgin olive oil, fish. It also involves a low consumption of processed food, processed carbohydrates, sweets and chocolate and red meat.

The study finds that omega-3, a fatty acid found in fish, plays a vital role in maintaining and improving mental health and stability.

The study is not yet complete and researchers are seeking more volunteers to further examine the ability of diet combined with fish oil supplementation to improve mental health.

Read more at Daily Mail (Photo Pixabay)

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