The (Mental Health) Power of Seafood

photo credit: whattoexpect.co.uk
photo credit: whattoexpect.co.uk

Recent studies have shown that pregnant women who eat seafood (particularly oily fish like salmon) report lower levels of anxiety during pregnancy. The studies noted that vegetarian women were 25% more likely to suffer from stress and anxiety. You can read the reports here and here.

Similarly, a Norwegian study reports that women who have maintained a balance diet with seafood reported lower levels of post-partum depression.

*Note: These articles are not a substitute for medical advice. Please consult with your doctor to determine your nutritional needs.

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