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Acetyl-L-Carnitine Supplementation and the Treatment of Depressive Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29076953/

Journal: Psychosomatic Medicine

Publication Date: 02/2018

 Summary: Acetyl l-carnitine supplementation significantly decreases depressive symptoms compared with placebo/no intervention, while offering a comparable effect with that of established antidepressant agents with fewer adverse effects.

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Vegetarian diet and mental disorders: results from a representative community survey

URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3466124/

Journal: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Publication Date: 06/2012

 Summary: In Western cultures vegetarian diet is associated with an elevated risk of mental disorders. However, there was no evidence for a causal role of vegetarian diet in the etiology of mental disorders.

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Psychological benefits of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome—A pilot study

URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0195666307002644

Journal: Appetitie

 Publication Date: 11/2007

 Summary: 25 obese women with PCOS were randomized to a HPLC diet vs LPHC for 16 weeks. HPLC group showed a significant decrease in depression. Weight loss was equal.