Green vegetables are highly beneficial in elevating mood. Person suffering from depression may be due to lack of intake of greens like spinach, fenugreek, and green beans in diet. Folic acid is an antidepressant which is highly concentrated in legumes.
Patients with various psychiatric disorders particularly depression have much higher rate of folic acid deficiency. There are reasons why a lack of vitamin can cause depression.
Folic acid is isolated from green leafy vegetables and hence it is advised to eat green leafy vegetables for a better health. Folic acid deficiency can result in depressed mood and elimination of this deficiency often cures the condition. Psychiatric patients with low folic acid are severely distributed. However high folic acid dose may be avoided as it may prove toxic.