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  • Tart Cherries for Insomnia
    Tart Cherries for Insomnia
    The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
  • Kiwifruit for Insomnia
    Kiwifruit for Insomnia
    Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills.
  • Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Fighting the Blues With Greens?
    Natural monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors in fruits and vegetables may help explain the improvement in mood associated with switching to a plant-based diet.
  • The Best Way to Boost Serotonin
    The Best Way to Boost Serotonin
    The secret to naturally boosting serotonin levels in the brain may include eating foods such as pumpkin seeds with a high tryptophan to total protein ratio. This may help explain why studies show...
  • 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,...
  • 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...