a simple walk around the block is better than nothing and is a great way to start exercising.Twenty to thirty minutes of bicycling, swimming, dancing, running, or brisk walking canrelieve most common, mild depressions. Yoga exercises combined with some deep breathingand meditation each morning will leave you feeling refreshed and better able to face the day.
Correcting nutritional deficiencies, balancing blood sugar levels, and improving the overalldiet can significantly help to lift depression. The role of certain amino acids, tryptophan andD, L-phenylalanine (DLPA) may also be significant.As a result, victims of depression may often suffer form nutritional deficiencies orimbalances
particularly a lack of B vitamins and vitamin C, and of the minerals calcium,copper, iron, magnesium and potassium. The precise relationship between different nutrients
and the brain’s chemistry is still unclear but malnourishment or weight problems clearly
contribute to morale spiraling downwards.
Eat plenty of:
Whole grains, peas, lentils and other types of pulsesFresh fruit and vegetablesLearn meat, poultry and offalFish and shellfish
Cut down on:
Caffeine, in tea, coffee or colas
If you are taking certain antidepressants, avoid:1.
Canned and processed meats
Calves or chicken liver
Beer, red wine and liqueurs
Processed or ripe cheese
Sugar, honey, sweets