Therapeutic Nutrition

Nick, Gina L.
November 2006
Townsend Letter;Nov2006, Issue 280, p68
The article focuses on the physiological response of the body towards stress, which is one of the causes of sickness syndrome, and its relation to depression and possible treatment modalities. Stress is known to increase the levels of plasma IL-6 and activate nuclear factor which are evident in inflammatory diseases. Apparently, there are 12 nutraceuticals that can fight the syndrome including sesame seed oil and proteolytic enzymes.


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