7 Lifestyle Habits Cut Risk of Depression by 57 Percent, Study Finds

“The seven habits that prevent depression” may sound like a headline for a clickbait listicle, but it’s actually the conclusion of an evidence-based article just published in the journal, Nature Mental Health. Using data from the large UK Biobank, the nine-year investigation found that sticking to a healthy lifestyle—like eating well, exercising, and staying socially active—can significantly lower the risk of depression, regardless of genetic predisposition.