Dietary Changes Could Treat Depression
Last updated 12/22/2006 at Noon
Depression is a disease that affects the thoughts, feelings and the ability to cope with everyday life for millions of people each year. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, women are nearly twice as likely as men to suffer from a depressive illness in a given year. Although many people think this readily occurs during menopause, in fact the childbearing years are marked by the highest rates of depression.
Symptoms of depression can include, but are not limited to, the following:
• persistent sad mood
• loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, includi...