Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
Pharmacy and Therapeutics: “Schizophrenia: overview and treatment options.”
Journal of Psychiatric Research: “The dietary pattern of patients with schizophrenia: a systematic review.”
Schizophrenia Research and Treatment: “Metabolic Syndrome among Schizophrenic Patients: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study in the Middle Belt of Ghana.”
Mayo Clinic: “Metabolic syndrome.”
Neuropsychobiology: “Diet and Psychosis: A Scoping Review.”
Dipasquale, S. Journal of Psychiatric Research, November 2013.
Mayo Clinic: “Nutrition and healthy eating.”
U.S. Food & Drug Administration: “Nutrition Facts: Dietary Fiber.”
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Choosemyplate.gov: “Why is it important to eat fruit?” “Why is it important to eat vegetables?” “Added Sugars.”
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: “Omega-3 Fatty Acids: An Essential Contribution.”
La Clinica Therapeutica: “Omega-3 fatty acids and schizophrenia: evidences and recommendations.”
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health: “Omega-3 Fatty Acids.”
European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences: “Niacin-respondent subset of schizophrenia -- a therapeutic review.”
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health: “Niacin,” “Zinc,” “Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know,” “Vitamin B12”, “Folate”, “Vitamin D.”
General Hospital Psychiatry: “Zinc in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis.”
Mayo Clinic: “Zinc.”
National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK). Psychosis and Schizophrenia in Adults: Treatment and Management: Updated Edition, 2014.
CNS Drugs: “Vitamin supplementation in the treatment of schizophrenia.”
University of Washington Medicine Memory & Brain Wellness Center: “The Gut Microbiome and Brain Health.”
Journal of Medicinal Food: “The Gut Microbiome and the Brain.”
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, eatright.org: “Prebiotics and Probiotics: Creating a Healthier You.”
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience: “Bread and Other Edible Agents of Mental Disease.”
Celiac Disease Foundation: “What is Gluten?”
International Journal of Endocrinology: “An Overview of Diabetes Management in Schizophrenia Patients: Office Based Strategies for Primary Care Practitioners and Endocrinologists.”
Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School: “The lowdown on glycemic index and glycemic load.”
British Journal of Psychiatry: “International variations in the outcome of schizophrenia and the prevalence of depression in relation to national dietary practices: an ecological analysis.”
Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on April 09, 2019
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
View our slideshows to learn more about your health.