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Another great article by Dr. Christopher Palmer!

Explore the science of how gut microbes may affect metabolism and mood.


  • The gut microbiome plays a role in depression.
  • One possible mechanism is through vitamins that impact metabolism, mitochondrial function, and brain health.
  • Understanding this science may lead to new treatment strategies for depression.

In recent years, the intersection of mental health and metabolic processes has gained significant attention, particularly the role of the gut microbiome and mitochondrial function in depression. A new systematic review, “Vitamin-mediated interaction between the gut microbiome and mitochondria in depression,” delves into this complex interplay, offering a fresh perspective on how these systems might influence mental health through vitamin metabolism.

Read the entire article in Psychology Today by clicking here.

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