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Nutritional Neuroscience Citations

Banana (Musa Spp) from peel to pulp, Ethnopharmacology, source of bioactive compounds and its relevance for human health

Effect of zinc supplementation on efficacy of anti depressants, inflammatory cytokines and bdnf in Major Depression

The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in comorbid depression: possible linkage with steroid hormones, cytokines, and nutrition

Effects of naringin, a flavanone glycoside in grapefruits and citrus fruits, on the nigrostriatal dopaminergic projection in the adult brain

Eating Ourselves to Death and Despair: The Contribution of Adiposity and Inflammation to Depression

The role of inflammation in depression: from evolutionary imperative to modern treatment target

Markers of oxidative stress and neuroprogression in Depression
by Magdalena Vavakova

The Role of Dietary Polyphenols on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms and Behavioural Effects on Depression and Anxiety

Western diet is associated with a smaller hippocampus: a longitudinal investigation

Omega-3 for depression and magnesium to calm anxiety… expert reveals the 7 key nutrients to boost your mental health – and where to find them

Dietary recommendations for the prevention of depression

Antenatal dietary patterns and depressive symptoms during pregnancy and early post-partum

International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research consensus position statement: nutritional medicine in modern psychiatry

Nutritional psychiatry: Your brain on food

Use of Insulin Sensitizers for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study of Pioglitazone for Major Depression Accompanied by Abdominal Obesity

L-Tryptophan: Basic Metabolic Functions, Behavioral Research and Therapeutic Indications

Natural mood foods: The actions of polyphenols against psychiatric and cognitive disorders

Stearic acid protects primary cultured cortical neurons against oxidative stress

Neuroprotective effects of stearic acid against toxicity of oxygen/glucose deprivation or glutamate on rat cortical or hippocampal slices

Nutritional Medicine as Mainstream in Psychiatry

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illness

Brain foods: the Effects of nutrients on brain function

The role of Zinc in the treatment of hyperactivity disorder in children

Western diet is associated with a smaller hippocampus: a longitudinal investigation

Effects of naringin, a flavanone glycoside in grapefruits and citrus fruits, on the nigrostriatal dopaminergic projection in the adult brain

The neuroprotective effects of cocoa flavanol and its influence on cognitive performance


Antidepressant-Like Behavioral, Anatomical, and Biochemical Effects of Petroleum Ether Extract from Maca (Lepidium meyenii) in Mice Exposed to Chronic Unpredictable Mild Stress
Zhong Ai,1,2 Ai-Fang Cheng,1,2 Yuan-Tao Yu,1,2 Long-Jiang Yu,1–3 and Wenwen Jin1–3
1Institute of Resource Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
2Key Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Ministry of Education, Wuhan, China.
3Wuhan Institute of Biotechnology, Wuhan, China.
JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL FOOD J Med Food 17 (5) 2014, 535–542

How to increase serotonin in the human brain without drugs
J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2007 Nov; 32(6): 394–399. Simon Young

Protective effects of blueberry  and strawberry diets on neuronal stress following exposure to 56Fe particles
Brain Research, Volume 1593, Issue null, Pages 9-18
Shibu M. Poulose, Donna F. Bielinski, Kirsty L. Carrihill-Knoll, Bernard M. Rabin, Barbara Shukitt-Hale 

Beyond Monamines-Novel Targets for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Curr Neuropharmacol. 2015 Sep; 13(5): 636–655.
Published online 2015 Sep. doi: 10.2174/1570159X13666150630175044

Effects of L-theanine on attention and reaction time response
Journal of Functional Foods
Published online ahead of print, doi: 10.1016/j.jff.2011.03.009 (for purchase)
Authors: A. Higashiyama, H.H. Htay, M. Ozeki, L.R. Juneja, M.P. Kapoor

Chocolate and the brain: neurobiological impact of cocoa flavanols on cognition and behavior
Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2013 Dec;37(10 Pt 2):2445-53. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.06.013. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
Sokolov AN1, Pavlova MA, Klosterhalfen S, Enck P.

Characterisation of phenolics, betanins and antioxidant activities in seeds of three Chenopodium quinoa Wild. genotypes
Food Chem. 2015 Jan 1;166:380-8. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.06.018. Epub 2014 Jun 14.

Food, Mood and Brain Health: Implications for the Modern Clinician
Lachance, Laura and Ramsey, Drew
50/112:2/March/April 2015 Missouri Medicine

Cytokines and major depression
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2005 Feb;29(2):201-17. Epub 2005 Jan 25.
Schiepers OJ1, Wichers MC, Maes M.

Date fruits (Phoenix dactylifera Linn): an emerging medicinal food
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2012;52(3):249-71. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2010.499824.
Vayalil PK1.