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The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Antidepression Diet and Brain Program

3.58  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
For years scientists have searched for a "magic bullet" to relieve the pain of depression and other mood disorders -- safe enough for nursing mothers, children with ADHD, and the elderly, without the side effects associated with medicines like Prozac, Zoloft, and lithium. Now the search may finally be over, thanks to the Omega-3 Renewal Plan, introduced here by Andrew L. S ...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published August 9th 2001 by Free Press (first published February 15th 2001)
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Stacey
Jun 12, 2008 Stacey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The information in this book was absolutely fascinating. The premise is that omega-3 fatty acids (primarily DHA and EPA) are essential for optimal function of every cell in our bodies (especially the brain and heart), yet our bodies don't manufacture them. We have to get them from diet, and the Western diet is very low in the foods which they come from (mainly oily fish and walnuts). Dr. Stoll asserts that omega-3's can prevent and/or treat various health problems (especially mental health probl ...more
Elisabethmarie
Sep 20, 2009 Elisabethmarie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very informative book on mental health and omega 3s. It covers omega 3s in general well and how important they are to our health. The book was a little too "scientific" at times and therefore some stuff went right over my head.

If you're looking to improve or maximize your mental health through natural means, this is a must-read.
Snyder
Dec 19, 2007 Snyder rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is helpful for anyone who has and/or tutors people with ADD, ADHD, DEPRESSION, BIPOLAR, MEMORY PROBLEMS, or various LEARNING DISORDERS. It promotes a non-medical, natural approach to making the brain work optimally.
kathy wakefield
Jun 12, 2016 kathy wakefield rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good information. A lot of redundancy. Could have been less technical and more practical. However, if the use of the omega 3 works for Bipolar D/O, the book is worth all the gold in China.
Geneva
Apr 23, 2008 Geneva rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an interesting book. Some sections I skimmed quickly in order to move on to more interesting sections.
Dror Rosenbach
Dec 16, 2012 Dror Rosenbach rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book! Very inspirational. I met Dr. Stoll and he's a great psychiatrist...
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