Food and exercise for anxiety and depression

List of mental-health helping foods to add to your diet

Probiotics

"live and active cultures" of bacteria (look on lable) found in:

Yogurt

Kefir

Kimchee

Sauerkraut

Tempeh

Kombucha

Miso soup

Supplements (not as good as food): Culturelle, Allign

Prebiotics

Fibrous whole foods: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains

good examples: onion, chicory root, asparagus, leek, banana (especially green), apple

Omega-3 fatty acids (ALA, EPA, DHA)

Fatty fish (especially: Salmon, Mackerel, Tuna, Herring, Sardines)

Flax seeds

Chia seeds

Walnuts

Fish oil supplements (not as good as food)

(more info: https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Omega3FattyAcids...)

Other

Blueberries

Citrus (kiwi, orange, lemon, lime)