What you eat affects how you feel. A balanced diet will help stabilize your mood. Try to eat lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthy protein. Eat three regular meals a day with snacks in between.
At the NAMI 2008 convention, I attended the Promoting Health and Wellness: Strategies and Action workshop, featuring Marilyn Ricci, R.D., a registered dietician from Collinsville, CT. Ricci spoke on eating for both mental and physical health. After her talk, attendees could line up at the microphone to ask questions of her and the…