Nuts are healthy foods densely packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats — just keep track of calories, which can add up quickly.
High-quality proteins are building blocks for a mood-boosting diet, grass-fed beef as an example of a healthy protein to include for balancing depression and diet.
Fish plays a role in many traditional regional diets, such as the Mediterranean, Norwegian, and Japanese diets, that have been studied and recommended for their anti-depressive benefits.
Choosing whole grains and high-fiber foods over refined sugar and flour products is good for your body and brain health.
The more fruit you eat, the lower your risk of depression, according to a review of research examining the correlation between fruit and vegetable consumption and depression.
When you're feeling blue,a carrot might be the last thing on your mind,but the variety of vitamins & minerals in vegetables may help protect you against low mood and depression
Fermented foods like kimchi, sauerkraut, tempeh, kombucha, and certain yogurts are good sources of healthy bacteria called probiotics.
The Mediterranean-style diet has many advantages, including a potential role in preventing and managing depression over your life span,
Legumes, including lentils, beans, peas, and chickpeas are a large component of the Mediterranean diet. What’s more, legumes and other high-fiber foods (including oatmeal, asparagus, and bananas)
support gut health by providing prebiotics, which feed the healthy bacteria in your gut.
Chocolate contains a type of antioxidant called polyphenols, which are thought to boost mood.
On a short-term basis, the caffeine provides an immediate pick-me-up — and can provide a social mood boost if you’re at a coffee bar.