Nutrition and Depression: Food affecting Mood and its effect on our emotional stateThe food you eat has a profound effect on your energy, emotions, motivation and outlook on life. The typical American diet, which is high in refined sugar and processed carbohydrates, causes spikes in blood sugar followed by a rapid crash, which can leave you feeling fatigued, hungry, irritable, depressed, or mentally confused. This vital connection between food and mood means that symptoms of depression often improve rapidly with dietary changes, including nutritional supplementation.

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