How food can affect your mood: a study review

Thursday, March 02, 2017. Author Nathan West

It’s not news that the food we eat has a significant impact on our training performance, body composition and physiological and metabolic health, but did you know that food may also affect our mood and mental well-being?

Having processed and/or fast food every day isn’t a good idea for your long-term health. These types of food can be extremely calorie dense and severely lack micronutrients. Fruits, vegetables, and legumes are much more beneficial for our bodies; they are less calorie dense and plentiful in micronutrients & minerals. The physical and physiological effects of our diets on our bodies is widely acknowledged and reported on in the media, but what about the psychological effects of food?

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