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Monthly Archives: November 2021
Quercetin to Treat Anxiety?
Quercetin is a phytochemical that belongs to the flavonol sub-group of flavonoids. The molecule is hydroxylated three times, and each hydroxyl group can interact with a free radical to reduce oxidative stress. This gives quercetin a good antioxidant potential, and … Continue reading
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Is Soy a Mood Elevating Food?
Soy contains isoflavones which belong to the flavonoid class of polyphenols. Isoflavones have been shown to have particular effects on the hormonal systems of humans and animals because they may be able to interact with the oestrogen receptor. Studies have … Continue reading
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Gut Bacteria as Mood Modulators
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Winter Time: Increase Your Vitamin C
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient required for a number of functions in humans. Unlike most animals, humans do not have the ability to synthesise vitamin C endogenously and so must consume their vitamin C in the diet. The requirement … Continue reading
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Is Achyranthes aspera (Apang) an Antidepressant?
Achyranthes aspera grows throughout tropical regions of the world but is thought to be native to India. In India, locally the plant is called Apang. Traditional Indian medicine uses various parts of the plant for therapeutic purposes, and this may … Continue reading
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Achyranthes aspera for Mood Disorders
Achyranthes aspera is commonly known as prickly chaff flower. The flowering plant belongs to the Amaranthaceae family and in India, where it grows natively, it is locally known as Apang. The plant is used in traditional medicine for a number … Continue reading
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Isoflavones as a Treatment for Anxiety and Depression?
Flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals that belong to the larger polyphenol class. Flavonoids have been shown to have particular health effects, one of which may be improvements in mood. This may relate directly to the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects … Continue reading
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Terpenes and Cannabinoids to Treat Mood Disorders?
Terpenes and cannabinoids are phytochemicals that are synthesised by plants for their metabolic needs. Both terpenes and cannabinoids are bioavailable in animals and humans and when absorbed they, along with their metabolites, can have effects on the central nervous system. … Continue reading
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Intermittent Fasting To Control Inflammation
Inflammation is a cellular response to damage and the inflammatory process is designed to allow the guidance of immune cells and the activation of repair processes. In the short term, inflammation is beneficial as it can be seen as part … Continue reading
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Intermittent Fasting To Treat Mood Disorders
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