Food and mood
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Food and mood

Carol Ottley Freelance writer, Nutrition

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with aspects of mood and behaviour. Areas covered include premenstrual syndrome, chocolate craving, mood swings, and how we eat in relation to specific mood states such as fear, happiness and anxiety.

Mental Health Practice. 4, 4, 32-39. doi: 10.7748/mhp2000.12.4.4.32.c1684

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