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Novel nutritional strategy for depression

A nutritional strategy designed to correct deficits in serotonin production and brain bioenergetics was found to help women when anti-depressant drugs couldnt.

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 Solving Autism: Vitamin D and Serotonin Synthesis
Posted on Fri, 4 Apr 14

Solving Autism: Vitamin D and Serotonin Synthesis

Professor Bruce Ames is arguably one of the greatest thinkers and innovators in nutritional medicine of our age, so his most recent contribution concerning Vitamin D, Serotonin Synthesis and Autism will undoubtedly make big waves in the world of autism research, clinical nutrition, and beyond.

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5HTP vs. Prozac for depression.
Posted on Tue, 24 Sep 13

5HTP vs. Prozac for depression.

In a new study the dietary supplement 5-hydroxy-tryptophan (5HTP) and fluoxetine (Prozac) showed significant and nearly equal reduction in depression within two weeks.

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5-hydroxy-tyrptophan (5-HTP) for depression
Posted on Sun, 22 Jul 12

5-hydroxy-tyrptophan (5-HTP) for depression

Some 30 years ago studies of the dietary supplement 5-HTP suggested benefit in depressive disorders but this research came to a halt, perhaps by no coincidence, around the time that the first selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI), fluoxetine (Prozac) was approved in the United States

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