Research has shown that healthy fats are good for your brain, but other things are necessary for different brain function. A psychiatrist may first want to prescribe medicine, but nutrition has shown to help different issues. Niacin (Vitamin B3) has proven to have a strong effect on your psyche and without sufficient amount you could develop Pellagra1. This disease starts in your gut also known as the “poor man’s disease” and can cause delirium or dementia, and was an epidemic in the early 1900’s. Niacin may also be helpful with other mental disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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