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Monday, May 19, 2014

Is Your Depression Caused By Inflammatory Foods?

Is your depression caused by an inflammatory response? Could excitoxins in the diet in the form of MSG and aspartame be the culprits behind symptoms of depression, behavior disorders and even suicidal tendencies? Many scientists now believe that there is a link.
For example, a 2008 paper titled Inflammation, Glutamate, and Glia in Depression: A Literature Review notes that “Multiple lines of evidence suggest that inflammation and glutamate dysfunction contribute to the pathophysiology of depression.”
We’ve long known that what you eat can change our moods, and that poor diets have been blamed for bouts of depression ranging from temporary upsets to extreme depression. But now, science is linking to depression to inflammation, resulting from inflammatory food, which are triggering an immunological excitotoxic responses.  FULL ARTICLE

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