Dietary protein and protein-rich food in relation to severely depressed mood: A 10<ce:hsp sp=0.25></ce:hsp>year follow-up of a national cohort

@article{Wolfe2011DietaryPA,
  title={Dietary protein and protein-rich food in relation to severely depressed mood: A 10<ce:hsp sp=0.25></ce:hsp>year follow-up of a national cohort},
  author={Allen R. Wolfe and Cassandra Arroyo and Stuart Tedders and Yanfeng Li and Jian Zhang},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={232-238}
}
High-protein diets are advocated to facilitate weight loss, and improve cardiovascular risk factors, but data on psychiatric effects are lacking. We analyzed data from 1947 men and 2909 women aged 25-74 years when examined in 1971-1975 as the baseline of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Follow-Up Study. The amounts of macronutrients were obtained from a 24-hour recall, and frequencies of eating protein-rich foods were estimated using a 3-month food frequency questionnaire. Severely… CONTINUE READING