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Dietary Sugar Intake & Depression: 100g/day Increase Equals 28% Higher Risk (NHANES Data: 2011-2018)

In recent years, the intricate relationship between dietary habits and mental health has come under scientific scrutiny, revealing insights that challenge our daily consumption choices. Specifically, the consumption of dietary sugar has been identified as a potential factor influencing the prevalence of depression among adults in the United States. A study utilizing data from the …

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Niacin & Depression: Moderate Vitamin B3 Intake May Be Optimal for Mood

New research suggests a U-shaped relationship between dietary niacin and depression risk, with the lowest risk around 36 mg/day. Key Facts: Moderate niacin intake was associated with a 24-32% lower odds of depression compared to the lowest intake. The relationship was U-shaped – higher and lower intakes were associated with higher depression risk. 36 mg/day …

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