World Health Day

World Health Day - Depression

Hi, Friends of SlimGourmet! Health, both physical and mental health is an important asset in human life, therefore the World Health Day, celebrated annually on 7 April with the theme "Depression".

According to WHO, in 2010 depression is a mental disorder characterized by the appearance of symptoms decrease in mood, lose interest in something, guilt, sleep disorders or appetite, loss of energy and decreased concentration. Depression and eating habits have a reciprocal relationship, meaning that depression can affect a person's diet and vice versa improper diet can lead to depression.


In this regard we SlimGourmet team will share tips for choosing foods that can help reduce or even overcome depression in your daily life. Depression can be affected by micronutrient adequacy of the content of folic acid and vitamin B12 in any food consumed. Both micronutrient deficiency can reduce brain levels of serotonin which is a factor causing depression neurobiology. Low serotonin in the body can lead to the emergence of depression in humans.


Things can be done to meet the needs of folic acid and vitamin B12 are eating enough protein such as liver, red meat, and eggs. Additionally, you can eat fruits and vegetables that contain folic acid, vitamin B12, and vitamin C such as spinach, broccoli, other green vegetables, nuts, pineapple, grapefruit, and guava. By consuming foods containing micronutrient sufficient then homocysteine levels will be stable so as to minimize the possibility of depression. We, SlimGourmet team ready to help you to maintain the adequacy of macro and micro nutrients in each food being served so that your health is maintained.


Let's Live Healthy, Happy and Prosperous Together Slimgourmet!

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