volume 31, issue 12, P1517-1527 1998
DOI: 10.1590/s0100-879x1998001200002
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Abstract: AbstractHippocrates was the first to suggest the healing power of food; however, it was not until the medieval ages that food was considered a tool to modify temperament and mood, although scientific methods as we know them today were not in use at the time. Modern scientific methods in neuroscience began to emerge much later, leading investigators to examine the role of diet in health, including mental wellbeing, with greater precision. This review shows how short-and longterm forced dietary interventions br…

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