Fatty Foods Affect Mood - Gymophobics

Fatty Foods Affect Mood

Researchers at the University of Birmingham found that fatty foods can cut the supply of oxygen to the brain and slow down blood flow, hindering how the body reacts to difficult situations and has a negative effect on mood.

The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition shows that when people are stressed they tend to gravitate to higher fat foods but are making their physical and psychological response worse. Eating healthier foods like fruit instead can help to deal with stressful situations