Feeling depressed? 8 foods that contribute to it

Studies say that these UPF- Ultra processed foods do it…

  • Sugar-sweetened drinks
  • Reconstituted meat products
  • Packaged snack foods
  • Chips
  • Breakfast cereals
  • Cookies
  • Cake
  • Bread

8 Foods That Contribute to Anxiety and Depression | Psychology Today Australia

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I don’t care what I eat it’s not going to make my life any worse


I have a issue with chips. If there’s one thing on that list I would want to be very careful with, that’s it.

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The science says it does. These foods contribute to more anxiety and depression, so if you want to help yourself then removing these foods from your diet can make you feel happier.

It is obviously up to you what you do!

Good luck!


Too many members on here focus on diet and supplements to improve their overall mental health.
The most scientific based evidence that has proven benefits is with the meds we take.


That is because we all need the best options there are from all sources.

Eating a healthy diet and exercising really help combat the most common form of early mortality in sz and that is cardiovascular disease at around 40% of all early deaths.

" hile issues related to psychosis may first come to mind with conditions like schizophrenia, the disorder can also take a physical toll. Physical diseases are linked to cause of death in about 60 percent of people with schizophrenia.

Cardiovascular disease is the top culprit. Studies estimate that this is the main cause of death in 40 to 50 percent of people with schizophrenia.

The elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in people with schizophrenia may be partly genetic, but it’s also largely affected by behavioral and lifestyle choices. People with schizophrenia are more likely to have certain lifestyle habits that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, like smoking or a sedentary lifestyle.

Other physical or medical conditions known to increase the risk of death in people with schizophrenia include:

How Schizophrenia Can Affect Life Expectancy (healthline.com)

To downplay these findings and parrot out what the doctors tell you which is to take your meds denies the benefit a good diet can do.

Following a healthy diet AND taking your medications as prescribed are both necessary. You know we are a pro med site @labratmat but I do not disagree with you that it is important to eat healthy and exercise to be well. But medications are necessary as well.


I never said they weren’t.

All I meant to imply was the banality of the original comment.

That’s what I had issue with, but I understand what you mean.

I try to follow a healthy diet because of the benefits for my diabetes and cardiovascular system.
But all I’m trying to emphasize is that when it comes to my mental health, diet and nutrition plays a small role in my case.
It’s all about the meds for me.


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