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  • Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
    Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
    Plant-based diets may be effective for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a painful condition suffered by millions.
  • Saffron vs. Prozac
    Saffron vs. Prozac
    A head-to-head test of the spice saffron versus Prozac for the treatment of clinical depression.
  • Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
    Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
    The spice saffron appears to improve both the emotional and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
  • A Better Way to Boost Serotonin
    A Better Way to Boost Serotonin
    Contrary to popular belief, the consumption of animal foods may actually decrease tryptophan levels in the brain. Carbohydrates, on the other hand, can boost transport across the blood-brain barrier,...
  • The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
    The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin
    Tryptophan is the precursor to the "happiness hormone" serotonin, so why not take tryptophan supplements to improve mood and relieve symptoms of depression?
  • Human Neurotransmitters in Plants
    Human Neurotransmitters in Plants
    The consumption of certain fruits is suggested as a potential treatment for depression given the presence of psychoactive neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and melatonin in many plant...
  • Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
  • Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees
    Most health food store supplement aisle employees have little or no training and make wildly dissimilar recommendations. Even when they're consistent, the levels of active ingredients in supplements...
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