A dietary Supplement does not protect against depression

The daily intake of food supplements, such as Vitamin D does not help Depression, prevent. A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows. The results after a balanced diet and avoiding Obesity are more effective, because between the depression and the Obesity are related.

An international team of researchers led by Professor Ed Watkins from the University of Exeter has examined whether or not dietary supplements, play a role in the prevention of depression. Through several studies, the &quot came;MoodFood"-Researchers, finally, to three important conclusions:

"It is suggested that a modified diet could help depression, prevent. This, however, requires further Untersuchungen", Professor Watkins says. In the MoodFood-study, a year-long series of food were styles and life then compared to each other, how they influenced the mood and the well-being of the participants. The study involved more than 1,000 overweight or obese people with an increased risk for depression, which were at the beginning of the study, however, depressed. Half of them received daily dietary supplements, the other half a Placebo. Moreover, a behavior therapy took place in a part of the participants to Change their nutrition behaviour.