Moody Foods: How Your Diet Can Affect Anxiety And Depression


Different foods affect people in different ways, and that’s certainly true for dairy. While some folks report having no adverse effects from consuming dairy products, others report an increase in anxiety, depression, or both of these within minutes.

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The reason is most likely that 10 percent of adults are lactose intolerant, and even more than that have trouble digesting the casein found in cow’s milk. Dairy can act as an inflammatory, which has been linked to both depression and anxiety.