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General Strategies to Prevent and Heal Depression

Three strategies that are essential any time you’re dealing with any type of depression are: 

  1. Consume high quality animal-based omega-3 fatsYour brain consists of about 60 percent fat; DHA specifically, so you need a constant input of essential omega-3 fats for your brain to work properly. The most beneficial source I know of is krill oil, which has been found to be 48 times more potent than fish oil

  2. Exercise In addition to a large number of other health benefits, physical exercise is one of the most potent strategies you can employ to prevent and treat all kinds of depression.Dr. James S. Gordon, a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression and anxiety, discusses the importance of exercise when treating depression .

  3. Abstain from sugar– Sugar (and high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which is the number one source of calories in the U.S. in the form of soda) has a very  detrimental when you take the proper approach to your health and provide your body with all that it needs, drugs are rarely, if ever, necessary.
    impact on your brain function. One great book that I highly recommend is called The Sugar Blues, written by William Dufty more than 30 years ago, which delves into this topic in great detail.                                                                                                                                                   

 When you take the proper approach to your health and provide your body with all that it needs, drugs are rarely, if ever, necessary.Dr Mercola

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