Here’s an insightful article from Forbes. It’s called Healthy Food Makes You Happy.
In it, Frances Bridges shares some interesting perspectives. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
Whole (unprocessed) diets higher in plant foods, healthy forms of protein and fats are consistently associated with better mental health outcomes. These diets are also high in fiber, which is essential for gut microbiota. We’re increasingly understanding that the gut is really the driver of health, including mental health, so keeping fiber intake high through the consumption of plant foods is very important.
Have a look at the complete article for more of the author’s observations.