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USDA Considers Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Depression

We've always been big believers in food for therapy, but now the USDA is on board too: For the first time, the agency is branching beyond physical health and also including what nutrients best support your mental health. Find out what the nutrient is.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I wouldn’t call omega-3 fatty acids complimentary therapy, but primary therapy for depression.  The clinical trials with high-dose fish oil are more robust than with anti-depressants.  The only problem is that you have to use a therapeutic level of between 6 and 10 grams of omega-3 fatty acids per day.

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