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July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010

Filed under: Books — Administrator @ 11:59 pm

How to beat depression — without drugs

A healthier lifestyle could banish the blues, says a new book

Article at guardian.co.uk

Book at amazon.com and at amazon.co.uk

The suggestions

Take 1,500mg of omega-3 daily (in the form of fish oil capsules), with a multivitamin and 500mg vitamin C.

Don’t dwell on negative thoughts – instead of ruminating start an activity; even conversation counts.

Exercise for 90 minutes a week.

Get 15-30 minutes of sunlight each morning in the summer. In the winter, consider using a lightbox.

Be sociable.

Get eight hours of sleep

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