11 Best Foods That Lower Your Depression

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2. Vitamin D and Resulting Hormones

Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to depression. According to experts, Vitamin D helps convert amino acid tryptophan into serotonin which is considered a natural mood stabilizer.

Tryptophan:  turkey, chicken, fish, red meat, eggs, nuts, seeds, cheese,  tofu, beans, lentils, and oats.

Serotonin: turkey, eggs, salmon, tofu, cheese, nuts, seeds, and pineapples.

Vitamin D: beef liver, egg yolks, fatty fish, cheese, Vitamin D fortified foods

Try to source Vitamin D through a healthy diet rather than taking supplements. Limit taking Vitamin D supplements to 600IUs for adults under 70.

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