Food’s Link to Mental Health
The Whitehall II study in the UK, which involved 3,486 participants,
shed light to the link between our mental health and the food we eat.
Scientists compared the incidence of depression among individuals
consuming a diet consisting high in fruits, vegetables and fish to that
of individuals whose diet contained a high proportion of high-fat dairy
food, processed meat, fried food, refined grains and sugar-laden
desserts. The results showed that a whole food diet was consistent with
a 26 per cent lower risk for depression while a high processed diet was
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Healthy Diet May Reduce Middle-Aged Depression
The Bible, in the book of Genesis, tells us that a plant-based diet
was prescribed by God to humans. This tells us that a plant-based diet
is ideal for our mind and soul, since it wholesome and compassionate.
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