You may have heard that – you are what you eat and many health experts agree with this notion. The growing menace of mental health problems indicates that something is wrong – either with our lifestyle or with our diet. Your brain is constantly fed with nutrients or chemicals that your derive from what you eat and have a direct impact on its functioning. By shaping your diet, you can definitely improve your mental health. On the contrary, there are some foods that are known to trigger depression and anxiety and it helps to try and avoid them as much as you can. In the spirit of commemorating Mental Illness Awareness Week, here are five foods and ingredients that can wreak havoc with your mental health and you should be aware of.