Nutr Rev 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
S. Fazelian is with the Clinical Research Development Unit, Ayatollah Kashani Hospital, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. E. Sadeghi is with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. S. Firouzi is with the Department of Dietetics, Grafton Base Hospital, New South Wales, Australia. F. Haghighatdoost is with the Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
Context: Several epidemiological studies have investigated the association between a vegetarian diet and risk of depression, but because of inconsistency between studies, the exact association remains unclear.
Objective: In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the relationship between vegetarian diets and risk of depression in observational studies was evaluated.
Data Sources: The Medline, Embase, Scopus, ISI Web of Science, and Cochrane Library databases were searched from inception through September 1, 2020. Read More