Tag: suicide

Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

“Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity” A 2014 systematic review and meta-analysis of dietary patterns and depression concluded that a healthy diet pattern was significantly associated with the reduced odds of depression. But out of the 21 studies they could find in the medical literature, they were only able to find one randomized controlled…


Enhancing Athletic Performance With Peppermint

“Enhancing Athletic Performance With Peppermint” Ever since smoking was prohibited in night clubs, customers have increasingly noted unpleasant smells, such as body odors, so researchers in Europe thought they’d try to cover them up. They measured the effects of peppermint, for example on dancing activity and asked people to rate their energy level from calm…


Antioxidants and Depression

“Antioxidants and Depression” According to the latest from the CDC, the rates of all of our top 10 killers have fallen or stabilized except for one… suicide. Accumulating evidence indicates that oxidative free radicals may play important roles in the development of various neuropsychiatric disorders including major depression. For example, in a study of nearly…