A Review on the Relationship between Nutrition, Diet and Mental HealthJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2020-11-05
Authors : Kousani Chakraborty;
Page : 972-974
Keywords : Psychiatric disorders; neurotransmitter; inflammation; Mediterranean diet; japanese traditional diet;
Nutritional status and dietary intake are very important factors of mental health and prevent the risk of psychiatric disorders. G. I track is the home to billions of beneficial bacteria that influence the production of Neurotransmitter (serotonin, GABA, dopamine). Bad foods can cause of inflammation that hampers the production of Neurotransmitter. Some specific nutrients of food (omega3 fatty acids, phospholipid, cholesterol, niacin, folate, vitamin B6, B12 are very much effective in mental wellbeing. On the other hand saturated fat, sugar, artificial sweeteners etc. are considered as the increasing factors of mental disorders. A study shown mainly traditional diet like Mediterranean diet and traditional Japanese diet help to maintain mental wellness.
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