Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Depression

A new study from the Hellenic Open University in Patra, Greece, finds a link between consuming products of the Mediterranean diet and lower risk of depression.Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Depression

For the study, a team of researchers used data received from members of day-care centers for senior people in the East Attica region in Greece. Among the participants, 64 percent moderately adhered to the mentioned diet and 34 percent highly adhered to the diet.

Having analyzed the received data, the scientists found that participants with higher adherence to the Mediterranean-type diets, especially those who ate more vegetables, less poultry, and drank less alcohol, showed a lower probability of developing depression or depression symptoms.

Study authors note in their paper: “Our results support that depression in older adults is common and strongly associated with several risk factors.”

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