One result of the pandemic has been a hit to people’s mental health. Can what you eat affect how you’re feeling?
THE STORY: Even before the pandemic hit, the amount of people in the U.S. who struggle with their mental health was growing. If you’re one of the approximately 19% of American adults who is dealing with mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, there are several options you can take to improve - therapy, medication, practicing self-care. But what about the foods you eat? Does your diet affect your mental health?