Depression is a mental health disorder that affects 40 million adults (18 and older) in the US each year. While there is no specific diet that has been proven to cure depression, nutrition can certainly play a key role in the onset as well as severity and duration of depression.

Watch this video to see what our resident expert Dr. Eric Westman has to say about the topic.

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Questions:

2:28 Caitlyn
Is there any evidence that a keto diet can help with depression.

Melissa 3:03
If one would want to treat depression with a keto diet, would the fat need to be increased or would the standard protocol work?

Donovan 3:38
If a ketogenic diet works for depression, how long will it take to start working?

Terry 4:38
Will I still need medication for my depression?