People often assume that eating a healthy diet sucks all the joy and fun out of life, but a study just published by the University College London shows that its actually the other way around. Data taken from 3,500 middle aged men and women over a 5 year period showed that a diet high in processed foods (flour products, desserts, fried foods and conventional meat and dairy) increased the likelihood for depression by 58% compared to those who ate a predominantly whole foods diet.
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