Does diet affect mental health?
We all have anecdotal evidence to support the notion that how you feel can affect the foods you choose to eat. If you’re in a negative mood, you’re more likely to choose indulgent, comfort foods that are sugary, fatty or salty instead of opting for nutritious options.
What is less understood is the causal relationship between food and how it affects brain function and mood.
Associate Professor Felice Jacka, Deakin University researcher and founder of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry, says that numerous studies have found a link between diet and mental health. Continue reading.
Originally posted on YourBrainHealth.com