You can certainly be forgiven for reaching for junk food during this challenging time, but some other options might be more beneficial to your mental health as well as your physical health. In this article, CNN health and nutrition contributor and nutritionist Lisa Drayer gives us some tips on the foods that really make us feel better. Click the link below to view.
Vitamin D: Egg yolks, fatty fish; fortified milks
We’ve talked about vitamin D and its relation to bone health and immunity, but research has also revealed a connection between vitamin D and mental health. In one recent meta-analysis involving over 30,000 people, those with low vitamin D levels were more likely to be depressed.
Vitamin D deficiency has also been associated with low moods and poor cognitive performance in older adults.