With recent interest in mental health and retaining top notch mental health later in life, many begin to wonder what the best approach is to retain this mental health stature. Recent studies at the University of Melbourne have concluded that the right nutrition and diet can lead to a substantial growth in mental health. Lead researcher, Dr. Jerome Sarris explained, “In the last few years, significant links have been established between nutritional quality and mental health. Scientifically rigorous studies have made important contributions to our understanding of the role of nutrition in mental health.” Dr. Jerome Sarris also added that even though there are various other factors that go into determining what goes into developing healthy mental health.
Mentioned in the statement above though, he does state that developing a strong and healthy nutrition and diet is not only great for your mental health but also be a great way to fight of mental disorders that can be faced later in life. The University of Melbourne also stated, “When people practice healthy eating and promote the quality of diet, it can help in the treatment methods for mental disorders. They added that aside from dietary improvement, nutrient-based prescription can assist in the management of these diseases. In fact, researches and studies show that many vitamins and nutrients are associated with mental and brain health.” The research suggested various steps to begin this nutrition and diet which can provide a strong mental health.
Studies have showed that Omega-3 fish oil pills are a great way to fight psychiatric disorders which also helps fight against attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The Omega-3 fish oil can also deter these disorders potentially if taken prior to these disorders before they even evolve. Also, Science Daily gave a few tips on how to remain and sustain a healthy nutrition lifestyle, “Other important supplements needed for promoting brain health are folic acid, Vitamin B12, choline, iron, magnesium, Vitamin D and even amino acids.”