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Bad Food = Bad Mood

November 10, 2009

FakeBigBurgerNeed another reason to avoid fast food? Here’s an excellent one.  In the first study of its kind, researchers looked at the diets of nearly 3,500 people and found that those who ate the most fast food were most likely to have symptoms of depression.

According to the study’s authors:   “Our results suggest that consuming fruits, vegetables and fish may afford protection against the onset of depressive symptoms, whereas a diet rich in processed meat, chocolates, sweetened desserts, fried food, refined cereals and high-fat dairy products would increase people’s vulnerability.”

Read more about the fast food/depression link here.

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