Bipolar and Mental Illnesses are written about here. Written by a bipolar person themselves.

Petite Girls Guide

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Action Plan for Bipolar Disorder

Up your intake of essential omega-3 fats

“This means eating fish at least twice a week, seeds on most days and supplementing omega-3 fish oils. The best fish for EPA, the type of omega-3 fat that’s linked with improving mood, are:”

tuna

“Mackerel (1,400mg per 100g/3oz) Herring/kipper (1,000mg) Sardines (1,000mg),fresh tuna (900mg), Anchovy (900mg), Salmon (800mg),Trout (500mg). Tuna, being high in mercury is best eaten not more than three times a month.”

omega

“The best seeds are flax seeds and pumpkin seeds. Flax seeds are so small they are best ground and sprinkled on cereal. Alternatively, use flax seed oil, for example in salad dressings. While technically providing omega-3 only about 5% of the type of omega-3 (alpha linolenic acid) in these seeds is converted in your body into EPA.”

“When supplementing omega 3 fish oils you are aiming for about 1,000mg of EPA a day for…

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