A paper written by former PhD student, Dr Sara Long and Professor David Benton (Benton & Long, 2013)has been designated by the Essential Science Indicators of the Web of Science most highly cited, indicating that it falls in the top one percent of papers published.

Contrary to much received wisdom, in a meta-analysis it was shown that taking a vitamin/mineral supplement improved the mood and decreased the perceived stress of apparently healthy members of society. The paper was published in Psychomatic Medicine (Effects of Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation on Stress, Mild Psychiatric Symptoms, and Mood in Nonclinical Samples: A Meta-Analysis. PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE 2013, 75, 144-153). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0054329/