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How To Boost Serotonin Naturally

November 15, 2012

A strange letter was recently published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience suggesting fruit as a treatment for depression. It starts out detailing how bad the disease can be; how abnormally low levels of neurotransmitters like the “happiness hormone serotonin in the brain may be responsible; and that we now have SSRI drugs like Prozac that appear to work by boosting serotonin levels.

However, these medications can carry significant side effects, so the researchers suggested a novel strategy: How about using “high-content sources of serotonin to provide our body with these substances, such as “plantains, pineapples, bananas, kiwis, plums, and tomatoes....


Source: How To Boost Serotonin Naturally
Author: Michael Greger M.D.


Date: 2012-11-19

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