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Unread 05-19-2017, 07:21 AM   #1
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how much help can you get from eating healthy....
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I'm seeing a nutritionist currently and she says quite a lot. I've cut out sugar which she says exacerbates anxiety and depression and we are working on other things as well.

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I read a lot about this and eating healthy is supposed to help depression.
I saw a naturopath and she told me that sugars cause inflammation and inflammation in the brain causes depression.

Eating healthy is hard for me. I eat healthy but I cannot cut out the sugary treats.
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I find it interesting that not too many people want to talk seriously about eating
effecting the brain and mind.... I have been eating too much rich food lately and my weight has gone up 5 pounds...I am not happy about this at all....I check my weight every morning...I am eating too much rich food...ice cream and cheese ....this may effect my depression...but I am not sure about this...I need help here from the depression group...I keep hearing how important eating is for physical health...but how about depression...
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omg I really crave that ice cream...and a big sundae is like having sex...and cheese...and sugar...and salt...and butter...it feels so good..

why is it a problem for depression...I haven't heard a good explanation
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I ate a lot of cheese and ice cream last week...it really tasted good...very good..
but this week I am more down...can this good stuff cause mind problems
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so just recently I have gained 5 pounds.....I have been eating more junk like ice cream..
I weigh myself every morning....if I don't pay attention to my weight it will just keep going up....

I wonder if depression is linked to overweight...I am going to look at that
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so just recently I have gained 5 pounds.....I have been eating more junk like ice cream..
I weigh myself every morning....if I don't pay attention to my weight it will just keep going up....

I wonder if depression is linked to overweight...I am going to look at that
Depression is linked to anything that makes you feel bad about yourself, so yes, being overweight can make you depressed, especially when you find it hard to diet after that. By the same token, it's also linked to not doing well in your studies, having a poor paying job, or people who put you down. I dunno about how sugar can make you depressed, but I think it's OK to give yourself a little treat once in awhile.
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What you eat is your fuel. It is what gives you energy and keeps your body functioning. You need to eat nutritious foods to feel your best. Not sugar.

Compare eating sugar to putting bad gasoline in your car. If you use bad gasoline, your car will run poorly and break down. Feed yourself poorly, and your health will deteriorate.

Google: sugar and depression. There is tons of information.
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