Low Carb Diet and Mood

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Psychological benefits of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome-A pilot study.

"The HPLC diet was associated with significant reduction in depression and improvement in self-esteem. There was no change in any psychological measures for the LPHC group."

Abstract:Galletly et al, Psychological benefits of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome-A pilot study. Appetite. 2007 Nov;49(3):590-3. Epub 2007 Apr 4.