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Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 20

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent depression and poor physical function in older adults: Study protocol of the D-Vitaal study, a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial Abstract Background: Depressive symptoms and decreased physical functioning are interrelated conditions and common in older persons, causing significant individual and societal burden. Evidence suggests that vitamin D supplementation may be beneficial for both mental and physical functioning. However, previous ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 19

Therapeutic Effects of Phytochemicals and Medicinal Herbs on Depression Background. Depression is a recurrent, common, and potentially life-threatening psychiatric disease related to multiple assignable causes. Although conventional antidepressant therapy can help relieve symptoms of depression and prevent relapse of the illness, complementary therapies are required due to disadvantage of the current therapy such as adverse effects. Moreover, a number of studies have researched adjunct...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 18

The Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention of Late-life Depression Abstract BACKGROUND—In this article, we review current evidence regarding potential benefits of vitamin D for improving mood and reducing depression risk in older adults. We summarize gaps in knowledge and describe future efforts that may clarify the role of vitamin D in late-life depression prevention. METHODS—MEDLINE and PsychINFO databases were searched for all articles on vitamin D and mood that had been published up ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 17

The Role of Nutrients in Protecting Mitochondrial Function and Neurotransmitter Signaling: Implications for the Treatment of Depression, PTSD, and Suicidal Behaviors Abstract Numerous studies have linked severe stress to the development of major depressive disorder (MDD), and suicidal behaviors. Furthermore, recent preclinical studies from our laboratory and others have demonstrated that in rodents, chronic stress and the stress hormone cortisol has caused oxidative damage to mitochondrial ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 16

Prevention of depression through nutritional strategies in high-risk persons: rationale and design of the MooDFOOD prevention trial Abstract Background: Obesity and depression are two prevalent conditions that are costly to individuals and society. The bidirectional association of obesity with depression, in which unhealthy dietary patterns may play an important role, has been well established. Few experimental studies have been conducted to investigate whether supplementing specific ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 15

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression: Scientific Evidence and Biological Mechanisms The changing of omega-6/omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in the food supply of Western societies occurred over the last 150 years is thought to promote the pathogenesis ofmany inflammatory-related diseases, including depressive disorders. Several epidemiological studies reported a significant inverse correlation between intake of oily fish and depression or bipolar disorders. Studies conducted ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 14

Nutritional Aspects of Depression Abstract Several nutrition, food and dietary compounds have been suggested to be involved in the onset and maintenance of depressive disorders and in the severity of depressive symptoms. Nutritional compounds might modulate depression associated biomarkers and parallel the development of depression, obesity and diabetes. In this context, recent studies revealed new mediators of both energy homeostasis and mood changes (i.e. IGF-1, NPY, BDNF, ghrelin,...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 13

Nutrition Depression in the Community-Based Oldest-Old The number of older adults continues to increase in all healthcare settings. The majority of older adults are living in the community. Most are dealing with at least one chronic physical illness or mental health concern. Nutritional status and depression, key indicators of overall health, have a complex and interdependent relationship. Clinicians must understand factors that affect nutrition and depression to promote positive ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 12

Nutrition and depression at the forefront of progress Abstract Depression is a debilitating disorder estimated to become the second cause of morbidity worldwide by the year 2020. The limited efficacy of antidepressant therapy, as well as the major negative consequences of this disorder, has stimulated additional research in order to determine possible adjunctive treatments. There is mounting evidence linking dietary patterns to major depression development. This article presents some of ...

Nutrição e Depressão – Artigo 11

Markers of Oxidative Stress and Neuroprogression in Depression Disorder Major depression is multifactorial disorder with high prevalence and alarming prognostic in the nearest 15 years. Several mechanisms of depression are known.Neurotransmitters imbalance and imbalance between neuroprogressive and neuroprotective factors are observed in major depression. Depression is accompanied by inflammatory responses of the organism and consequent elevation of proinflammatory cytokines and increa...