It turns out that a diet high in saturated fat and trans fat isn’t just bad for your bod, it can hurt your brain, too. Studies show that people who eat healthy whole foods are less depressed than their processed-food loving peers. Chalk it up to the nutrients — antioxidants, folate, protein, B vitamins, and Omega 3-fatty acids all help keep the blues at bay.
Do It Today: At lunchtime, swap that fast food burger for a homemade sandwich to stave off depression and clogged arteries.
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