10 Foods That Fight Depression

Most people are not aware of this, but diet plays a huge role in depression. Yes, your lifestyle is a big contributing factor no doubt, but one factor that should not be overlooked is what you eat.

Have you ever noticed that you crave sweet, fatty and salty foods whenever you are feeling down? You are actually not alone. But if you eat better foods like whole grains, lean proteins, fish, fresh vegetables and fruits, you will be able to fend off your cravings for junk food while having sharper mental focus and high energy levels. Here are some good-mood foods you should add to your diet.

10. Turkey

Although most lean proteins are good for fighting off depression, turkey has the edge because it has higher levels of tryptophan, a chemical which stimulates the feel-good chemical serotonin.