Nutrition after childbirth: Black Eyed Peas, Foods that Fight Depression

Corine - September 3 2017, 5:11 PM

Black eyed peas contain folic acid. Research from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts found that levels of folic acid (folate) were much lower among people suffering from depression than in people who were not depressed.

The biggest complaints from women after childbirth are exhaustion and changes in mood. Eating the right foods can combat these conditions.

Folic acid is plentiful in avocados, leafy green veggies, grapefruit, black eyed peas, orange juice, and most fruits.

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Postpartum Nutrition: Best Foods for New Mothers
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I don't know what your Haitian expert is talking about.

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