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How can a balanced diet help improve my mood if I have bipolar disorder?

John Preston, PsyD
Psychology
Following a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables allows your body to respond to stress in a healthier way. Good nutrition prevents diseases that could impact our overall health and well-being (whereas chronic illness often causes depression), and can also elevate mood through nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids.
Bipolar 101: A Practical Guide to Identifying Triggers, Managing Medications, Coping with Symptoms, and More

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