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Polyphenols & Depression: Antidepressant Potential of Plant Compounds

Depression, a prevalent and debilitating mental health condition, affects millions worldwide. Recent studies have shown an intriguing link between dietary polyphenols, naturally occurring compounds in plant-based foods, and depression outcomes. Highlights: Prevalence of Depression: More than 300 million people globally suffer from depression, marking it as a leading cause of disability. Role of Polyphenols: Polyphenols, …

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Curcumin Side Effects & Adverse Reactions (List)

Curcumin is a yellowish-colored compound derived from turmeric (a curry spice within the Ginger family) that is often taken as a dietary supplement and/or utilized as a food additive.  It was initially isolated from turmeric in 1815, chemically mapped in 1910, and thereafter formally classified as a “diarylheptanoid” (as a result of its chemical structure …

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