Food and Mood - The Role of Diet in Depression and Low Mood

Food and Mood - The Role of Diet in Depression and Low Mood

Many factors are involved and can contribute to depression or low mood, some out of our control. Research has confirmed there is a strong link between what we eat and our risk of depression. There isn’t necessarily a ‘diet’ for mental health, rather a dietary pattern that involves eating more foods associated with a decreased risk of depression and eating less foods associated with an increased risk of depression. The dietary pattern most commonly associated with reducing the risk of depression is the Mediterranean Diet. 
Fight the Flu this Winter

Fight the Flu this Winter

After the past few years, you would be forgiven for thinking that COVID-19 is the only virus that exists. But our little friend influenza, which seems to have been on a little hiatus for the past two years, it is back with a vengeance. And our fear this is that it might team up with COVID and result in the ultimate power couple – “flurona”. The good news, it is pretty simple to protect yourself by simply having your annual flu jab. Want to know more? Let’s cover the basics – who, what, when and why of the annual influenza vaccination.

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