RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS INVESTIGATING NUTRITION and MENTAL HEALTH:
-Jacka FN, O’Neil A, Opie R, et al. A randomised controlled trial of dietary improvement for adults with major depression (the ‘SMILES’ trial). BMC medicine. 2017;15:23.
-Francis HM, Stevenson RJ, Chambers JR, Gupta D, Newey B, Lim CK. A brief diet intervention can reduce symptoms of depression in young adults – A randomised controlled trial. PloS one. 2019;14:e0222768.
– Parletta N, Zarnowiecki D, Cho J, et al. A Mediterranean-style dietary intervention supplemented with fish oil improves diet quality and mental health in people with depression: A randomized controlled trial (HELFIMED). Nutritional neuroscience. 2019;22:474-87.
-LaChance LR, Ramsey D. Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression. World journal of psychiatry. 2018;8:97-104.
-Li Y, Lv MR, Wei YJ, et al. Dietary patterns and depression risk: A meta-analysis. Psychiatry research. 2017;253:373-82.
MECHANISMS of ACTION LINKING NUTRITION AND MENTAL HEALTH:
-Marx W, Lane M, Hockey M, et al. Diet and depression: exploring the biological mechanisms of action. Molecular psychiatry. 2021;26:134-50.
FIBER & MENTAL HEALTH:
-Swann OG, Kilpatrick M, Breslin M, Oddy WH. Dietary fiber and its associations with depression and inflammation. Nutrition reviews. 2020;78:394-411.
– Taylor AM, Holscher HD. A review of dietary and microbial connections to depression, anxiety, and stress. Nutritional neuroscience. 2020;23:237-50.
DEPRESSION and NUT CONSUMPTION:
-Sánchez-Villegas A, Galbete C, Martinez-González MA, et al. The effect of the Mediterranean diet on plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels: the PREDIMED-NAVARRA randomized trial. Nutritional neuroscience. 2011;14:195-201.
DEPRESSION and OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS:
-Sánchez-Villegas A, Álvarez-Pérez J, Toledo E, et al. Seafood Consumption, Omega-3 Fatty Acids Intake, and Life-Time Prevalence of Depression in the PREDIMED-Plus Trial. Nutrients. 2018;10.
– Li F, Liu X, Zhang D. Fish consumption and risk of depression: a meta-analysis. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2016;70:299-304.
– Cribb L, Murphy J, Froud A, et al. Erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acid composition is associated with depression and FADS genotype in Caucasians. Nutritional neuroscience. 2018;21:589-601.
DEPRESSION/ANXIETY AND SUGAR/REFINED CARBS:
-Gangwisch JE, Hale L, Garcia L, et al. High glycemic index diet as a risk factor for depression: analyses from the Women’s Health Initiative. The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2015;102:454-63.
– Rahimlou M, Morshedzadeh N, Karimi S, Jafarirad S. Association between dietary glycemic index and glycemic load with depression: a systematic review. Eur J Nutr. 2018;57:2333-40.
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-Welle S, Lilavivathana U, Campbell RG. Increased plasma norepinephrine concentrations and metabolic rates following glucose ingestion in man. Metabolism: clinical and experimental. 1980;29:806-9.
– Richter D. The Action of Adrenaline in Anxiety: (Section of Psychiatry). Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine. 1940;33:615-8.