Clinical depression can be triggered by a recent loss or sad event–but then grows out of proportion until it becomes situation that persists longer than appropriate, affecting your emotional health and every aspect of your life. Depression effects 340 million people world wide and it is very serious. If left alone, it can trigger a cascade of other other more serious health problems.
When the body experiences something that is stressful, it triggers the production of chemicals in the body (like adrenalin). When this recurs over time, it eventually depletes the bodies natural stores of vital nutrients that are required for the production of those stress related chemicals. If these nutrients do not get replaced–symptoms get exacerbated which can have a devastating effect on the brain chemistry.
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Superfoods could play a vital role in the prevention of depression and brain degeneration as they offer an abundance of key nutrients that typically get depleted when the body is under a lot of stress. Superfoods known as “adaptogens” are plants that help the body to deal with stress. These plants grow naturally under very harsh conditions where they thrive. They transfer there natural ability to handle very stressful conditions to the human body.
Maca, a powerful adaptogen, has been used for over 3,800 years. It was traditionally eaten by the Incan warriors before they went out to battle and was well known for enhancing energy, recovering from stress and increasing libido.
Don’t let your brain take the brunt of vital nutrients that might be lacking in your diet. Be proactive and do something today to nurture your body. See your doctor to help you with your depression and consider nutrition as a supportive measure to whatever treatment you choose. Our goal is to support you on your journey to optimal health while making your life easier in the kitchen. It has never been easier to incorporate high density nutrition into your diet with superfoods. Make a Superfood Smoothie each morning with Organic Coconut Oil in it.
Adding superfoods to your diet is an excellent way to boost your nutrition and protect against the long term effects of stress that can lead to chronic mental illness. Good nutrition can support your health during traditional medical drug treatments for depression, providing strength for the immune system so the body can bring itself into natural balance. Eating whole foods is not enough, considering depleted soil conditions and the amount of environmental toxins that we are exposed to on a daily basis. Superfoods provide deep cellular nutrition and detoxification. Protect your brain by eating coconut oil daily.
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