Published in Drug Week, June 25th, 2004
According to a study from England, "There are now five placebo-controlled trials of EPA in the treatment in schizophrenia, and four of these have given positive or partly positive findings. A cross-national ecological analysis of international variations in outcome of schizophrenia in relation to national dietary practices, showed that high consumption of sugar and of saturated fat is associated with a worse long-term outcome of schizophrenia. It is known that a high sugar, high fat diet leads to reduced brain expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) which is responsible for maintaining the outgrowth...
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