Depression: Like many other chronic illnesses, depression can be caused by a wide variety of factors and is characterized by several out of a long list of symptoms. It affects people of all ages, races, and nationalities and according to the World Health Organisation.


  • Inability to enjoy things
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings, at times characterized by unexplained weeping
  • Increased anxiety
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Avoid social situations

Root Causes

  • Poor diet
  • Food allergies
  • Tension and stress
  • Chronic illness or pain
  • Neurotransmitter imbalance
  • Heavy metal toxicity
  • Candidiasis
  • Sleep disturbances


Depression is often caused by inadequate nutrition. Even if that's not the case with you, a sound diet will help create healthier brain chemistry.