A study in Australia looked at 76 depressed college students whose daily meals were mainly comprised of processed foods -- which were high in sugar and saturated fats. When the junk food was replaced with whole foods like fruits, vegetables, and lean meats and fish, they had significant improvements in their mood in just 3 weeks.
The Doctors feel the term "comfort food" can actually lead to feelings of discomfort and can negatively affect someone's mood.
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