Dairy consumption is pretty much dependant on the individual as some people are allergic or intolerant to the proteins in dairy, or are sensitive to its lactose content. The point that I would like to make is that if you are going to consume dairy, choose the full fat versions. Although most people reach for the low-fat/no-fat dairy options with the belief that full fat is harmful and may cause them to gain weight, recent research suggests the opposite may be true.
This is the first post in a series on some of the physiological (non-psychological) causes of depression and/or anxiety.
First on the list is the gut.
Our digestive system (or gut) is the epicentre of our physical and mental health, and very often, gut issues go hand-in-hand with mood problems, such as anxiety and depression.