Depression and Anxiety are major public health problems that are reaching epidemic levels all over the world. Untreated anxiety and depression, rob people of their very own lives through suicide and self destructive behaviors. Unfortunately, Suicide has tripled among teenagers in Sindh, Pakistan.
Many people felt that depression and anxiety were the result of a weak will, evil and bad character or Sin; but it is not true. Recent brain science has clearly revealed these disorders are in large part the result of Brain dysfunction.
The most immediate benefit from adopting a healthy diet is that it can lower blood pressure.
For people with hypertension, the low-sodium food (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet- which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, low-fat diary and high-fiber grains-can reduce blood pressure as effectively as taking an anti-hypertension drug.
In addition, the extra calcium in the diet could help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The fiber in the fruits, vegetables and grains can help control blood-glucose levels in many Type 2 diabetics and even lower the need for medication. Over the long term, healthy diet may help diminish the risk of some types of cancer. “It’s a diet for all diseases,” says Doctors.