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Dietary fibre could help lower risk of depression

Increasing your daily intake of dietary fibre could help reduce your risk of depression, according to a new analysis.

10 July, 2018

Stay in sync with your body clock for better mental health

Keeping to a normal daily rhythm – being active during the day and sleeping at night – can have benefits for mental as well as physical health and well-being.

16 May, 2018

Get moving to get happy

We may not be sure of the optimal daily ‘dose’ – but for many people, maintaining a healthy levels of physical activity is an effective prescription for happiness.

5 April, 2018

Saffron gives a lift to mums with the baby blues

A daily small dose of the precious spice saffron could help lift depression symptoms among new mothers with mild post-partum depression, according to new research.

5 January, 2018

Twice weekly yoga helps beat depression

People who suffer from major depression can benefit from regularly participating in yoga and deep breathing classes.

8 March, 2017

Yogic breathing – benefits for major depression

New evidence suggests that yogic breathing could help alleviate severe depression in people who don’t fully respond to conventional antidepressant treatments.

25 November, 2016

Sunshine a key ‘nutrient’ for mental health

Of all the weather variables that can affect mental and emotional health, getting enough sunshine is the most important, according to a new study.

14 November, 2016

Anti-inflammatory diet lowers depression risk

New evidence from US and Australian scientists shows that women following an anti-inflammatory diet had a 20% lower risk of developing symptoms of depression.

19 September, 2016

Herbs can boost both mood and memory

Peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender could have a beneficial impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits for older people in particular.

4 May, 2016

Depression ups the risk of type-2 diabetes

Depression and a whole host of metabolic factors can combine to boost the risk of developing diabetes, according to new research

13 April, 2016