NUTRITIONAL CARE IN DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
- Proteins (amino acids)
- Lipids and Fats
- Fluid intake
Inadequate dietary intake can never induce depression but there is an important relationship between diet and depression.
Nutritional care of depressed people is to be handled with care. In depression, person’s appetite is reduced and he loses his interest in eating. For the successful compliance of nutritional care plan, propermotiVataional techniques should be used to reduce the chances of (specific) nutrients deficiency. Different dietary components affect depression in their own way. Let us try to unveil the link between diet and depression.