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Vitamin D and Depression - News

Could vitamin D help ward off suicide?
Vitamin D could alleviate depression and support women’s health
Vitamin D supplements reduce depressive symptoms in adults - new meta-analysis
RCT data suggests vitamin D may help elderly populations fight depression
20 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Low levels of vitamin D in elementary school could spell trouble in adolescence
Low vitamin D levels linked to non-motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease
26 May 2019 - The Guardian - Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements
Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children
‘Limited’ methods: Expert urges caution over study claiming 'supplements can't prevent depression'
20 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Potential link between vitamin D deficiency and loss of brain plasticity
Study links vitamin D-deficient older adults with greater risk of developing depression
Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health
Food Fights: Are Vegan Diets Healthier for the Brain?
24 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Most kids in northern latitudes don't get enough vitamin D in winter
5 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - One in eight older adults in Ireland are deficient in vitamin D
18 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - Dietary management of OCD: Study links metabolism and vitamin D status to disease severity
1 May 2017 - Science Daily - Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseases, review finds
19 October 2016 - Independent - Vitamin D deficiency associated with heightened depression, study finds
26 April 2016 - Medical Daily - Antidepressants Plus Nutritional Supplements, Like Omega 3 And Vitamin D, May Treat Depression More Effectively
Do Vitamins and Supplements Make Antidepressants More Effective?
12 Oct 2015 - The Conversation - Health Check: seven nutrients important for mental health - and where to find them
Low vitamin D levels, depression linked in young women, new study shows
Why FISH is nature's antidepressant: Mediterranean diet 'reduces the risk of stress, anxiety and mental illness'
Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin
24 February 2015 - Huffingtonpost - Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical Health
29 January 2015 - ScienceDaily - Diet, nutrition essential for mental health
Vitamin D deficiency, depression linked in international study
Research-backed Nutrients for Kids?
21 August 2014 - Journal Sentinel - 5 foods for better moods, and 5 more that only bring you down