However, the study notes the 17% reduction was only seen in the studies that were based in Europe, but not the studies from other continents. This may sound fishy, but researchers said this could hinge on how these studies classified what constituted fish, what type of fish the people consumed, and how it was cooked. Ultimately, more research needs to be done, they said, but suggested chowing down on some fish may be a simple measure to reduce the risk of depression, according to the report.
So the next time you're not feeling great... just cook some skate? Or when things aren't super... fry some grouper? OK, we'll stop.
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and isn't too worried about depression, but would love some more fish in his diet. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.