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Vitamin E levels linked to level of depression

Australian researchers have found that sufferers of major depression tend to have lower levels of vitamin E but they arenít sure whether this is due to poor diet or depression itself. There is an inverse relationship between vitamin E levels and depression level. The researchers believe that the reduced levels of vitamin E in the blood may be a marker of increased physiological stress as experienced in depression. The benefits of nutritional supplements of the vitamin on depression are yet to be determined.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Nutra Ingredients

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About: Vitamin E levels linked to level of depression

Date: 3 February 2005

Source: Nutra Ingredients

URL: http://www.nutraingredients.com/news/news-ng.asp?n=57829-vitamin-e-status

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