Are there Foods that can Cause Depression?

Is there something you’re not doing that’s causing your depression? With so many artificial flavorings, preservatives and other toxins in food maybe it has to do with something you’re eating? At The Epigenetics Healing Center, we get asked a lot if there are any foods that can actually cause depression and the answer is of course!

It’s completely possible that with the over-consumption of inflammatory foods that your body will start to suffer and in turn you will become depressed. Imagine intaking only unhealthy, artificial foods — your body would feel pretty bad all the time. If you’re feeling bad all the time because of intaking inflammatory foods that can be a really hard sway towards depression or becoming depressed.

Which Foods are Inflammatory and Can Cause Depression

Every decision you make throughout your life and with your body is a big one. You’re in the driver’s seat of your life and everything you do matters, especially the food that your body takes in. The food you consume is like the gasoline you put in a car — if you put good in you’ll get good out.

It’s not hard to make the distinction between inflammatory and anti-inflammatory foods, more often than not you’ll see that most foods you already believe are unhealthy are the ones that are considered inflammatory. Some of the most common inflammatory culprits are:

  • Sugar & High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Artificial Trans Fat
  • Vegetable Oils & Seed Oils
  • Refined Carbohydrates
  • Excessive Alcohol
  • Processed Meat

It’s not hard to see why the above food items could cause your body harm and through inflammation encourage a shift towards depression disorder. You need to eat real food with no inflammatory nature about it. Start a meal-plan or make a commitment to yourself to crack down on your diet!

Take Care of Yourself to Combat Depression

The most important message we want to convey here is to take care of yourself, live with integrity, and do what’s right whether you want to or not. The more you can win that battle the more you can be proud of yourself. Eating the right non-inflammatory foods decreases the inflammatory process and inflammation is a key player in depression. Eat right, take care of yourself, feel better, and if you want some help we’re here for you!

The Epigenetics Healing Center Can Help

Dr. Goodbinder at The Epigenetics Healing Center will run blood tests to show you where your body is not functioning properly and the risks it has to depressive disorder. He will help you develop a dietary plan for your tissues and/or organs to obtain the nutrients they need to function optimally.

If you suffer from depression or chronic illness, Dr. Goodbinder’s program will be the most effective solution you have ever come across. Contact us today!

Dr. G
Dr. G

Jay Goodbinder DC DABCI is a doctor in Overland Park, KS who serves patients in surrounding Kansas City areas, cities across the United States, and in several countries around the world.

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