Can a banana a day keep depression away?

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Gary Wenk
Psychology
No. This myth was started because bananas contain lots of serotonin. The problem is that serotonin cannot get across the blood-brain barrier, thus it will not affect your mood. However, bananas do contain lots of sugars, these might enhance your mood a little. 

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