depression

STOP Depression for Good (5 Nutrients)

We all experience sadness from time to time. 

But for some of us it’s more serious.

Depression can strike out of nowhere and stay for months… or even years. 

And the mainstream won’t help you. 

They’ll just hand you a script for some drug that will make you gain weight and ruin your sex life. 

But that could all be about to change. 

Because I’ve designed a fool-proof nutrition plan that STOP depression at its source… and I’m going to share it with you today. 

After years of studying the body, I’m convinced that our bodies are starved for basic nutrients.

And it’s this lack of nutrients that causes disease. 

This may be especially true when it comes to depression.

For example, researchers from the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine found that taking just 248 mg of magnesium per day can completely reverse your depression.

That means this simple nutrient beat out all the chemical drugs AND without any of the side effects.

But magnesium is just the beginning.

 I’ve found four other nutrients that can help STOP depression before it starts. 

Dr. Scott’s Beat Depression Protocol: 

  • Magnesium: start with the easiest thing first. I recommend taking 400 mg of magnesium a day (more than the study showed was effective). Magnesium is also good for your heart, your brain, your muscles. 
  • Zinc: A meta-analysis published in Biological Psychiatry combined 17 studies and found that depression sufferers had about 14 percent less zinc in their blood than the average person. You can get more zinc by eating more poultry, beans, and seafood. 
  • Vitamin B12: Many studies have linked vitamin b12 deficiency to depression. That’s because your brain needs this powerful nutrient to function properly and protect nerve cells. When it doesn’t have enough vitamin b12, it can actually shrink, which may increase your depressive symptoms. B12 supplements are available at your local pharmacy. 
  • Vitamin D: The sunshine vitamin is also essential for the health of your brain.  Many studies have found that Vitamin D levels in the body and depression are closely related. That’s because vitamin D helps protect your brain and the type of inflammation associated with depression. You can get more vitamin D by going out into the sunshine for at least 15 minutes a day. 
  • Fish Oil: Your brain needs good oils in order to function well and fish oil is your best bet.  Omega-3 not only help with production of serotonin in your brain, but they also boost your immune system, endocrine system, lungs, heart, blood vessels, brain, and mood. You can up your Omega-3’s by eating more seafood or taking a fish oil supplement. 

When you start feeding your brain the nutrients it needs, you might be surprised how quickly your mood lifts. 

Health and Happiness,

Scott Olson

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

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Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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