by Robyn Chuter
Physical activity not only reduces your risk of becoming anxious or depressed, it increases your chances of recovering.
In Part 1 of this mini-series, I summarised the burgeoning body of research on the role that our eating habits play in our predilection to, and likelihood of recovering from, depression and anxiety. The quick and dirty summary of what that research shows is ‘eat your dang fruits and vegetables’.
Now, in Part 2, I’m going to delve into recent research on the link between physical activity and the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety.