Beating Depression: Dietary Supplements Offer Little Value

Instead, the latest research indicates a healthy dietary pattern may play a role in fighting depression.

Evidence on the effectiveness of specific supplements for the treatment of depression is mixed, according to Robin Kanarek, PhD, John Wade Professor, Emerita, at Tufts University. “There are no consistent results in the literature regarding the effectiveness of dietary supplements for treating depression,” Kanarek says. Depression—the number one cause of disability worldwide— is a common […]
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