Food influences mood. The connection between gut health and brain health is strong.
Bikini Chef Susan Irby advises a diet rich in omega-3s for those battling depression. They improve body function, help keep your blood sugar balanced, and alleviate anxiety.
Eat foods that boost dopamine levels in the body. Fava beans elevate dopamine and relieve some depression symptoms. Fresh mint is also a balm for depression.
Susan recommends fat-burning foods to assist with depression. Coconut oil, fresh lemon juice, walnuts, salmon and avocados make her list of favorites.
Listen as Susan joins host Lisa Davis to discuss her top food choices to alleviate depression, advise on which foods to avoid, and reveal how she became the Bikini Chef.