We must admit that winter is not the best time for our mental health . Short days, cold temperatures, health crisis... In short, nothing that gives us the joie de vivre that we hope for. And for some of us, the whole situation can be even more difficult to live with. Many people suffer from depression or even depression and are looking for a way to get out of it. If obviously, it is important to seek advice from your doctor, some habits of our daily life can be modified to fight against depression. And as they say, you are what you eat. So to regain all your mental strength, why not include a food with anti-depression properties ? For this, I named the mushroom.
According to a study published in the medical journal Journal of Affective Disorders , the consumption of mushrooms would make it possible to fight very effectively against depression. The mushroom would have virtues similar to antidepressants. This is the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey“ (the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) which is behind this intriguing study. In this context, the researchers gathered 24,699 participants and fed them mushrooms. Results ? People who consumed at least 4.9 grams of mushrooms per day "had a lower risk of depression “.
If researchers "lack information about specific types of fungi to fight against these depressive syndromes, a kind of mushroom seems to rise out of the lot. Our anti-depression ally would be Hericium erinaceus. And that would not be the only benefit it can provide! This effectively already prevents neuronal dysfunction and has real anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.