Battling Mental Illness With Food

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I think it is important to acknowledge that depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and all mental health illnesses for that matter come in many different shades and severities. Every person is different and although the same umbrella terms are used, it’s important to understand that difference. Whether you are on medication, supplements, a specific diet, or struggling in silence – it’s all extraordinarily difficult. The things listed below have helped me in my journey, and I extend this information to you all in hopes that it can help someone else.

I have spent the last few years battling with depression and anxiety. It has been a long journey, and every day I strive to make a conscious effort to make positive choices and put my best foot forward. Through all of this I have tried various lifestyle changes to facilitate better mood and lower stress levels. Some of them have worked…

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