It’s well-established that diet plays a fundamental role in health and wellbeing. But as time goes on, we’re learning how diet plays in a role in social, emotional, and mental health specifically. Though there’s still much to uncover about the underlying relationship between diet and mental health, we have compelling evidence that suggests the two are in fact very closely related. This article is your guide to understanding how your diet may affect your mental health and wellbeing.
We’ll cover what we know so far about the relationship between diet and mental health, look at specific dietary patterns that may improve mental health, and explore simple steps you can take to support a healthy mental state.
Diet and mental health: Is there a link? Historically, mental health conditions have been treated with psychiatric therapies like counseling, medication, and sometimes hospitalization.
Excerpted from Healthline