2 – Cashews and depression
Cashews are a good source of the essential amino acid L-tryptophan, which is needed to produce serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that has been shown to affect mood. Research has also shown that tryptophan depletion can result in depression.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
There is however no scientific evidence that “two handfuls” of cashews are just as effective as a prescribed dose of Prozac, as reported by some websites and popular memes in the search results.
How do cashews grow? The cashew nut is actually a seed from the cashew fruit known as a cashew apple. The juice of the cashew apple (suco de caju) is one of the most popular juices all over Brazil.
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