Tag Archive: depression-fighting food

How much folic acid in beef liver? A whole lot

The great thing about beef liver is that it has the real food form of folic acid, folate, and it has a whole lot of it. Liver contains over 65% of the daily requirement of folate for a 30-something woman. You can check out folic acid in food at a list developed by the USDA….

Nutrients in scallops (and an easy cooking idea)

Sea scallops are a great depression-fighting food. They are loaded with vitamin B-12 (a vitamin for depression), zinc, magnesium, and iron. In the book Rebuild from Depression, I list scallops as a “depression buster food.” I buy my scallops at Trader Joe’s and always look for their giant scallops. They are amazingly tender if you…

Liver iron content: Does it pack a punch?

I write about liver like I’m obsessed over it. I suppose I am. It may be nature’s top depression-fighting food. Someone recently asked me about the iron content of liver. Any sort of liver — beef liver, chicken liver, lamb liver, pork liver — is going to be a good source of iron. Above is…

What goes with beef liver and onions? Five ideas from Mom

Beef liver (and other animal livers) may be nature’s top depression-fighting food. Liver and onions is absolutely the best way to eat it fresh. Check out Mom’s recipe for flash fried beef liver for our favorite way to prepare it. What goes with beef liver and onions as a side dish? I asked Mom. Mom…