Fast, Depression and Jet Lag

American scientists have shown that ghrelin, a hormone related to appetite and growth, acts as a protective mechanism against symptoms of depression and anxiety that can cause stress in experimental animals. According to the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience, the hunger hormone increases blood levels when food intake is restricted and, curiously, does not worsen the mood, but produces fewer symptoms of depression suffered by their peers who had free access to food.
Perhaps for this reason people who fast, in a quiet environment, not only do not usually show signs of depression, but they are common in times of euphoria and well being.
Moreover, a team of researchers at Harvard University have found that an easy way to mitigate the effects of

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