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Do Donuts Cause Depression?

Homer Simpson is going to be so disappointed.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one quarter of Americans "suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year"—and new research suggests that our diet is probably making us crazy too.
The link between diet and mental health is a new field of research, but studies have already shown a close association between the two topics. Results consistently indicate that eating foods rich in whole, unprocessed, nutrient-rich vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, and whole grains are associated with fewer incidences of mental health problems, while diets high in junk food (fried and processed foods, sugar, refined grains) are associated with higher rates... so things like the always tasty donut.
It's important to note that so far the distinction is just a correlation, and association does not mean causation.
You can read the entire study here
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