Could Cutting Processed Foods Boost Your Mood?

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Playing Drs. Rx: Cut Processed Foods to Boost Your Mood

Your bad mood might be related to the food you are eating and The Doctors share what foods you should be enjoying in order to possibly lift your spirits.

Watch: 3 Foods to Boost Your Mood and Help you Destress

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.

Watch: For an Instant Mood Booster Try a 20-Second Hug

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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And for information on the healthy meals featured on the show, check our amazing collection of tasty and easy to prepare recipes!

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