Mediterranean Diet Keeps Depression at Bay

The Mediterranean Diet is considered to helps keep depression at bay.
The Mediterranean diet has nine essential constituents.
The diet consists of a high ratio of monounsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids. It is also high in intake of legumes, fruit and vegetables .
This diet also consists of a high intake of cereals and fish . It is limited in terms of the alcohol intake, meat and dairy products.
Recent research by Dr. Sanchez-Villegas emphasises that this diet is considered to lower inflammatory, metabolic and vascular processes which may be involved in the risk of clinical depression.
Unlike the Standard American Diet (SAD), the diet of Mediterranean people includes mainly fresh fish and seasonal vegetables, as opposed to canned produce or imported goods. The diet omits fried foods which have baked or cooked in trans fats or rancid vegetable oils.

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