These Eating Habits May Might Mess With Mental Well-Being, Study Says

These Eating Habits May Might Mess With Mental Well-Being, Study Says

The saying may be "you are what you eat," but it might be even more accurate to say "you feel how you eat." The link between diet and mood is well documented, but there's always more to learn—and a new study published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine found a few specific dietary habits that can have a notable impact on mental well-being.

The study concluded that, when compared to older men, older women were more likely to have a stronger association between mental health and diet—with specifically four factors to watch out for: "Fast food, skipping breakfast, caffeine, and high-glycemic food are all associated with mental distress in mature women," explains study author Lina Begdache, Ph.D., an assistant professor of health and wellness studies.

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