Tuesday, November 3, 2009

A Not-So-Happy Meal: Processed Foods Linked to Depression.

Up-Date: You may also want to reconsider the amount of canned foods you consume. According to a new study many name-brand canned products contain BPA, a chemical used in the production of plastic. BPA may be linked to reproductive abnormalities and an increased risk for breast and prostate cancers, diabetes, and heart disease.

So eat more fresh food; and drink your beer from bottles.

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The BBC reports today about a study linking depression and processed food. According to the report, ". . . people with a diet high in processed food had a 58% higher risk of depression than those who ate very few processed foods." Read the full article here.

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