Eat fish more than once a week. A new, Finnish study point to reduced signs of depression by eating more fish. People who eat fish less than once a week can experience a 31 percent higher risk of depression than people who eat fish more often.
According to the Finnish psychiatrist Antti Tanskanen by the University in Kuopio, the differences are likely due to the fatty acid omega-3. The same omega-3 fatty acids are found in fatty fish such as salmon, herring and maquerel, and also show a positive health effect on cardiovascular diseases..
Fatty fish reduses the risk of dementia
An article from the British Medical Journal, indicated that elderly people who eat fish at least once a week experience a lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s.