Food and mood: how do diet and nutrition affect mental wellbeing?

BMJ. 2020 Jun 29;369:m2382. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m2382.

Abstract

Poor nutrition may be a causal factor in the experience of low mood, and improving diet may help to protect not only the physical health but also the mental health of the population, say Joseph Firth and colleagues

MeSH terms

  • Anxiety / diet therapy*
  • Anxiety / immunology
  • Anxiety / prevention & control
  • Cognition / physiology*
  • Depression / diet therapy*
  • Depression / immunology
  • Depression / prevention & control
  • Diet, Healthy*
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome / immunology*
  • Humans
  • Inflammation / diet therapy*
  • Inflammation / immunology
  • Inflammation / prevention & control
  • Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
  • Nutritional Status