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Healthy Foods To Help Depression

The foods you are eating play a big role in how you feel both physically and emotionally.

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We are going to explore how diet may be linked to mood and whether foods may have an impact on depression.

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Neal Barnard, MD, are joined by Kim Diez who experienced firsthand the connection between food and mood. Kim tried seemingly everything, but nothing, including medication, was able to bring her out of the dark place she resided mentally. At one point she even contemplated death. 

But when she finally adjusted her diet, the crippling depression that had been controlling her life finally went away.

Dr. Barnard explains the science of how food can affect hormones and mental health. He also reveals the foods that may be linked to low mood. 

Chuck also shares his own experiences with depression and how his mental state improved once he stopped eating a high-fat diet.

Plus, Lindsay Nixon shares a recipe for breakfast tacos that is sure to brighten anyone’s day! It’s the first dish on the daily menu from Dr. Barnard’s book Your Body In Balance

Your Body in Balance

Read about the science behind food, hormones, and health in Dr. Barnard’s new book!

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