The researchers suggested that elements of the diet may improve blood vessel function, fight inflammation and repair oxygen-related cell damage -- all of which could reduce the chances of developing depression.
The study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry journal, adds to an existing body of evidence showing the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet, including reduced risks of health disease, diabetes, asthma and cancer.
Steve - why should this come as a shock to anyone. When you consistently feed your body the proper fuel, it is going to function optimally. That includes your emotions.
Our Best of the Mediterranean Diet Action Plan is a great place to start.