While there are likely many factors linked to depression and different severities require different levels of treatment, we know biochemical issues like imbalances in fatty acids, neurotransmitters, and carb to fat intake can play a role—which are all factors that ketosis through a ketogenic diet can help. Some members have also found a helpful resource to be A Mind of Your Own by holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Kelly Brogan.

References

Godinez, Brenda; medically reviewed by Dr. Anthony Gustin, DC, MS. “Ketosis For Depression,” Perfect Keto (February 12, 2020). https://perfectketo.com/ketosis-for-depression/ (accessed on 8/2/2020).
KETOSIS FOR DEPRESSION
While there are likely many factors linked to depression and different severities require different levels of treatment, we do know that biochemical issues like imbalances in fatty acids, neurotransmitters, and carb to fat intake can play a role—which are all factors that can be helped by ketosis through a ketogenic diet.

Gutwald, Katie, RD. “People with Diabetes May Naturally Be More Stressed,” Type 2 Diabetes (August 15, 2018). https://type2diabetes.com/living/people-more-stressed/ (accessed on 8/2/2020).

Diabetes and Depression
https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes-and-depression.html

Journaling for Our Diabetes Health
https://www.healthcentral.com/article/journaling-for-our-diabetes-health