10 Proven Ways To Help Prevent Depression

6. Eat well to help prevent depression

In general, people tend to eat high-calorie junk foods when they’re already feeling sad or depressed.

It’s important to try to avoid eating junk foods to avoid depression as consumption of foods that are high in fats, sugars, and calories, can increase your risk of depression by 51%.[6]

What to do: Try foods that are rich in B vitamins, like sunflower seeds, green pepper, brown rice, spinach, etc., and Omega 3, like nuts and salmon seem to help improve mood. Foods with eggs or lactose, nuts, vegetables, fruits, and cereals that are rich in tryptophan help avoid depression.[7]

foods to improve your mood

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