Food to Fight Depression

Healthy-Holistic-Living published this great article — 10 Nutritional Deficiencies That Cause Depression and Mood Disorders.

In addition to the this list, recent studies have shown a correlation between a diet containing gluten and depression. The hypothesis is that gluten causes a decrease in serotonin — the don’t-worry-be-happy neurotransmitter in the brain, a decrease of which leads to anxiety and depression. Another reason that gluten may just be EVIL. Big bummer, right? Not really. Now that we know what the common deficiencies are, we can use food to fight back.

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Look Both Ways Before Crossing the Street

(Sincerest of apologies as this may be more of a rant rather than an informative blog post…)

We learned this in kindergarten, right? Why all do adults now seem to forget or ignore this simple rule? The DC area is filled with crosswalks. The kind of crosswalks without a stop lights or stop signs connected to them. It is my contention that the safety conscious “Yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk” law has mutated into a very dangerous “Stop immediately and abruptly for pedestrians who look like they may have a slight inkling to cross the road at some time in the future”.

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