Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 Sep 1;45(Supplement):1-7. Epub 2017 Sep 1.
Profesora Titular Psiquiatría, Departamento de Psiquiatría, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid y Fundación Juan José López-Ibor.
Nutr J 2010 Oct 7;9:42. Epub 2010 Oct 7.
Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Background: Over the past several decades, complementary and alternative medications have increasingly become a part of everyday treatment. With the rising cost of prescription medications and their production of unwanted side effects, patients are exploring herbal and other natural remedies for the management and treatment of psychological conditions. Psychological disorders are one of the most frequent conditions seen by clinicians, and often require a long-term regimen of prescription medications. Read More
Public Health Nutr 2015 Aug 3;18(11):2074-93. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
2IMPACT Strategic Research Centre,School of Medicine,Deakin University,Geelong,Victoria,Australia.
Objective: Non-pharmacological approaches to the treatment of depression and anxiety are of increasing importance, with emerging evidence supporting a role for lifestyle factors in the development of these disorders. Observational evidence supports a relationship between habitual diet quality and depression. Less is known about the causative effects of diet on mental health outcomes. Read More
Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov 2010 Jun;5(2):164-71
Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS Foundation, Rehabilitation Unit, Santa Maria alle Fonti Medical Center, Viale Mangiagalli 52, 27052 Salice Terme, PV, Italy.
There is some evidence that links the increase of mental disorders' prevalence with a deterioration of Western countries' nutritional habits and it is found that the use of herbal and "natural" food supplements to treat different disorders is increasing. With factors such as chronic illness, poor health, emotional distress, and quality of life influencing the desire for complementary medicine, patients with comorbid medical and psychiatric problems seem likely to turn to this approach. We reviewed the most commonly used herbal and dietary supplements for which a certain efficacy on psychiatric symptoms or disorders has been claimed, checking current Pubmed-indexed literature (the most important being St. Read More
Eur J Nutr 2017 Apr 19;56(3):1219-1231. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.
Purpose: There are limited data on the contribution of fortified foods and nutritional supplements to intakes of vitamin D in young children. Our objective was to examine the intake, adequacy, risk of excessive intake and sources of dietary vitamin D.
Methods: The nationally representative cross-sectional dietary survey of young children (aged 1-4 years) (n 500) was used to evaluate vitamin D intake and quantify the contribution of the base diet, fortified foods and nutritional supplements to total intake. Read More