I know a lot of Vegetarians and Vegans and the majority of them are healthy, happy and ridiculously strong. On the contrary, I also know several that struggle with mental illness, So I wanted to see if there was a connection between Not eating meat and Mental illness.
9,668 men who were partners of pregnant women took the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Seven per cent of the vegetarians obtained scores indicating severe depression compared to four per cent of non-vegetarians.
Depression makes you want to retreat and close off from the world Whereas Loneliness makes you want to reconnect to people. They are like polar opposites that often come as a duo.
Even though loneliness makes you want to connect with people, Loneliness also makes you perceive others more as a threat and it makes you pick up social signals that you wouldn’t notice if you weren’t lonely.
This can be counterproductive and make the much needed social interaction awkward and prevents you from making that connection
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If Aliens came to observe us they would conclude that we humans have zero interest in being healthy.
One of the possibilities for this is because when we get sick, we know what to do, We rely on big pharma to help. We get sick, take a pill and hope for the best. Whilst passing responsibility for or health to drugs.
Most medicines though are based on or inspired by plants or things contained in plants. Even big pharma needs nature to heal us.
There are endless scientific studies that show that exercise and movement are good for us, They help prevent diseases, they keep us in shape, they make us live longer, they make us happier… the list is endless
Yet the more science there is the less we seem to do. Looking at our evolutionary past and nature gives us a solid reason why.
The majority of Sapien life, When we lived in caves, we moved because we had to but only when we had to.
We had to hunt our food, run for our lives. The same is true when you look at lions, They move only when they have to.
Whilst we all have days where we feel down and sad, people struggling with major depression will feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days
Depression affects people in many different ways and therefore there are a variety of symptoms which can be complex and vary from person to person, such as lasting feelings of hopelessness, losing interests in things you used to enjoy and feeling like nothing has a purpose and a constant feeling of unhappiness.
They get their nutrients from the sun, air and water but mostly from the soil. The soil is a cocktail of vitimins and minerals and microbes… Check out the images below from my Instagram page @metabolic_human