Effect of zinc supplementation on mood states in young women: a pilot study

  title={Effect of zinc supplementation on mood states in young women: a pilot study},
  author={Takayuki Sawada and Kanako Yokoi},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
The relation of zinc (Zn) nutriture to brain development and function has been elucidated. The purpose of this study is to examine whether Zn supplementation improves mood states in young women. The study used a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled procedure. The major outcomes were psychological measures, somatic symptoms and serum Zn. Thirty women were placed randomly and in equal numbers into two groups, and they ingested one capsule containing multivitamins (MVs) or MV and 7 mg… CONTINUE READING
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