Restriction of meat, fish, and poultry in omnivores improves mood: A pilot randomized controlled trial

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BACKGROUND Omnivorous diets are high in arachidonic acid (AA) compared to vegetarian diets. Research shows that high intakes of AA promote changes in brain that can disturb mood. Omnivores who eat fish regularly increase their intakes of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), fats that oppose the negative effects of AA in vivo. In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-11-9

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