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Vitamin B Deficiency Linked to Depression

Recent studies have found strong links between Vitamin B deficiency, specifically Vitamin B-12, and depression. This is probably because Vitamin B12 affects the levels of serotonin in our brains, which regulates our moods, and low levels of serotonin can lead to depression.

A deficiency of Vitamin B 12 can lead to fatigue, brain fog and confusion, weakness, and dizziness.

Luckily, it is not too difficult to maintain healthy levels of B 12 in your body. Read on to find out how you can have a vitamin B 12 rich diet and avoid the higher risk of depression that its deficiency can cause.

1. Change your diet

For Non-Vegetarians, including eggs, poultry, and fish is the best way to ensure a vitamin B 12 rich diet. For vegetarians, dairy products like yogurt and cheese are great sources of Vitamin B 12.

2. Supplements

Vitamin B 12 supplements should only be taken after consulting with a doctor, but they are a great way to treat a deficiency, especially if it is severe.

3. Never Skip Breakfast

Beginning your day with a breakfast that includes milk, yogurt, or eggs is the perfect way to add some B 12 to your diet, and it also helps you stay energized throughout the day.

It is important to note that treating depression requires a holistic treatment that required a consultation with a certified professional. At the same time, a well-rounded and healthy diet is always helpful in supplementing your treatment and goes a long way in promoting your overall physical and mental health. To take the first step towards a healthier you, contact us on +91 932159167 to get your program under the guidance of Coach Juily Wagle today!

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