The link between depression and chocolate could mean weight loss hypnotherapy has more benefits than initially thought
The study which involved almost 1,000 adults showed that the more chocolate the participants ate the lower his or her mood, with those eating the most more likely to score highly for depression.
Hypnotherapy is frequently used for those who want to cut down on their chocolate consumption and lose weight, however the new research has highlighted that it could be having the extra side effect of warding off depression.
Bridget O’Connell from the mental health charity Mind told the BBC that the way we feel and what we eat are often very closely linked. “ Many people will be familiar with craving particular foods or comfort eating when they are stressed, under pressure or depressed.”
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