Food impacts our mood in more powerful ways than we might realise. This segment explores how food does affect our mood, the best foods to boost our mood and the foods that can zap out mood. Enjoy (whilst eating a handful of walnuts)! + Recent research coming out shows us that people who eat a healthier diet have a 35% lower risk of developing depression. + People who follow a western style (unhealthy) diet have a 50% increased risk of developing depression. Isn't that incredible!!! + Highly respected Australian study called the Smiles Trial showed that severely depressed subjects following the ModiMed diet (modified Mediterranean diet) saw a significant number of them move from severely depressed category to 'no depressive symptoms' category.