According to Emily deans, MD, pumpkin seeds are an “essential mineral for resiliency” in her Psychology Today blog Zinc: An Antidepressant. In addition, the mineral also increases our ability to fight off inflammation, which can cause anxiety and depression.
By Therese Borchard Published Nov 4, 2015 Even with its gorgeous foliage and festivities, autumn triggers anxiety and depression for many people. From enjoying freshly picked apples to munching on dry pumpkin seeds, autumn is full of good-mood foods that can help us enjoy the season. Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin seeds are one of Mother Nature’s most potent mood boosters. 8 Fall Foods I Eat to Improve My Mood