Journal article

Nutrition-based interventions for mood disorders

Lais B Martins, Jenneffer Rayane Braga Tibaes, Marsal Sanches, Felice Jacka, Michael Berk, Antonio L Teixeira

EXPERT REVIEW OF NEUROTHERAPEUTICS | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

Introduction: 'Nutritional Psychiatry' is an emerging area of research that has great potential as an adjunctive tool for the prevention and treatment of diverse neuropsychiatric disorders. Several nutrition-related aspects, such as obesity, dietary patterns, gut microbiome composition and gut permeability, bioactive food compounds, and nutrients can influence pathways implicated in the pathophysiology of mood disorders.Areas covered: Here, the authors review the current evidence on nutrition-mood interaction and nutrition-based treatments for the two main mood disorders, i.e., major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder.Expert opinion: Consistent evidence from observational studies has p..

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