Please share your experiences with others here. If you're suffering let us know. If you've had success overcoming depression it would be great to hear about that too.
As well as having a great diet made of fruits and vegetables (maybe some flaxseed)and eating enough of them, I recommend people look into B12 supplements. Try to avoid cyanocobalamin B12 and go for the other types (hydroxocobalamin, adenosylcobalamin, methylcobalamin). If you take hydroxocobalamin make sure you're getting enough folate, but don't take folic acid as a supplement as it has been shown to cause harm. Sublinguals or injections are the best.
If you really can't eat enough calories from fruit then turn to starches like sweet potato, rice, oats, or regular potatoes. It's better to be full up on cooked carbohydrates than undereat on fruit in most cases. Your mind and body will suffer if you don't eat enough.
Some info on Iodine you might be interested in http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/thyroid-depression-mental-health/. I don't know about it myself but I guess it's worth looking into.
"Fruit=my anti depressant" - Sandrusia
"low fat, high fruit is the ultimate happy pill" - B
"Eating fruits and veggies are the best way to start a depression-free life" - Jasmin
"Moving is the way to kill depression, anxiety in my case!" - Emmie
"Top 4 depression busters
-Exercise" - Mikey
"Sugar, water, sleep" - Durianrider
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