Coconut Water and Depression

The science behind the marketing of foods for antidepressant effects.

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Here’s a link to the video I referred to : Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work? (

What about Coconut Water for Athletic Performance vs. Sports Drinks? ( Check out the video!

What about coconut oil? See, for example:
• Coconut Oil and the Boost in HDL “Good” Cholesterol (
• What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, and Coconut Oil MCTs? (
• Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil, vs. Vaseline (
• Coconut Oil and Abdominal Fat (

How can we boost mood naturally?
• Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression ( for-depression)
• Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity (
• Antioxidants and Depression (
• Exercise vs. Drugs for Depression (
• Fighting the Blues with Greens? (

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