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Protocols: Diet and Vitamin Supplements Important in Depression and Anxiety Recovery





Antianxiety/Antidepressant foods high in serotonin: Bananas, tomatoes, plums, avocados, pineapples, eggplant, walnuts, cheese, yogurt, sour cream, chocolate, wine, broadbeans, chicken livers, pickled herring, active yeast, soy sauce.

Antianxiety/Antidepressant foods high in tryptophane: Spirulina seaweed, soy nuts, cottage cheese, chicken liver, pumpkin seeds, turkey, chicken, tofu, watermelon seeds, almonds, peanuts, brewer's yeast, malted milk, milk, yogurt.

Antidepressant foods high in melatonin: Oats, sweet corn, rice, ginger, tomatoes, bananas, barley.

General Diet: 25% protein 30% fat 45% carbohydrates. Drink 8 oz. of water with each meal and once in between meals and 1 hour prior to bedtime. Include in diet barley, starches (white and sweet potatoes), low glycemic carbohydrates (broccoli, peaches, grapefruit, soy beans, apples, kidney beans, lentils, peas).

Avoid: Processed sugar and caffeine, all fats except monounsaturated, coffee, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, beta-blockers, over-the-counter and prescription sleep medication, calcium antagonists or calcium channel blockers, steroids, alcohol and tobacco.

Warnings: The information above is provided for educational purposes and may not be construed as a medical prescription or as a substitute for the advice of your physician. Do not use this product without first consulting your physician especially if you are pregnant or lactating. Be advised that some herbs and dietary supplements can cause severe allergic reactions in some individuals and may also have an adverse result in conjunction with other medications, or treatments. You should regularly consult your physician in matters regarding your health and particularly in respect to symptoms and conditions which may require diagnosis or medical attention. Reevaluate use of this product after 6 months.

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