Flavonoids, Polyphenols, Carotenoids and Mental Health

The CNP Flavonoids, Polyphenols, Carotenoids, and Mental Health Research Category highlights research exploring the effect of many phytochemicals, including polyphenols, carotenoids, and flavonoids, on the brain, psychological functioning, and mental health. To view each original study on the open Internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP-written abstract summary, click “CNP Summary.” While only some of the CNP-written abstract summaries are available below for free, all abstract summaries are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership.

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2021

Cocoa flavanols improve vascular responses to acute mental stress in young healthy adults

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2023

Altered gut bacterial-fungal interkingdom networks in children and adolescents with depression

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2020

Moderators of the impact of (poly)phenols interventions on psychomotor functions and BDNF: Insights from subgroup analysis and meta-regression

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2022

Association of dietary intake of flavonols with changes in global cognition and several cognitive abilities

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2020

Important flavonoids and their role as a therapeutic agent

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2020

Molecular insight into the therapeutic promise of flavonoids against Alzheimer's disease

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2018

Effects and mechanisms of actions of phytochemicals on Alzheimer's disease neuropathology

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2018

Withania somnifera as a potential anxiolytic and anti-inflammatory candidate against systemic lipopolysaccharide-induced neuroinflammation

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2018

Dietary polyphenol intake and depression: Results from the Mediterranean Healthy Eating, Lifestyle and Aging (MEAL) Study

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Anti-stress effects of polyphenols: Animal models and human trials

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2022

Ancestral food sources rich in polyphenols, their metabolism, and the potential influence of gut microbiota in the management of depression and anxiety

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2022

Polyphenols inhibiting MAPK signalling pathway mediated oxidative stress and inflammation in depression

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2020

Gut microbiota: A pivotal hub for polyphenols as antidepressants

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2019

[Effect and mechanism of bamboo leaf flavonoids on depression in type 2 diabetic rats]

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2021

Effects of polyphenol supplementations on improving depression, anxiety, and quality of life in patients with depression

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2020

Effects of polyphenols in a Mediterranean Diet on symptoms of depression: A systematic literature review

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2021

Exploring the impact of flavonoids on symptoms of depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Flavonoid-rich orange juice intake and altered gut microbiome in young adults with depressive symptom: A randomized controlled study

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2020

Associations between dietary carotenoid intakes and the risk of depressive symptoms

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2021

Dietary carotenoids intake and depressive symptoms in US adults, NHANES 2015-2016

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2021

Dietary intake of flavonoids and carotenoids is associated with anti-depressive symptoms: Epidemiological study and in silico-mechanism analysis

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2017

Antidepressant flavonoids and their relationship with oxidative stress

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2020

Flavonoids as therapeutic candidates for emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression

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2021

Flavonoids and intestinal microbes interact to alleviate depression

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2021

Emerging role of flavonoids as the treatment of depression

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