Eating for better mental health

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Valley News - Health
There is a growing body of research showing that the dietary choices people make each day affect not only their physical bodies – yes, that beer belly didn’t just happen by itself – but can also play an important role in their mental health. Most parents have probably observed what foods high in sugar sometimes do to their children. And while studies have failed to find a definitive link between sugar and hyperactivity, most mothers will say that their child seems more excited and active after eating a sugary snack. The reason for that higher activity level may not be as much physiological as psychological. Eating foods people like makes them feel better and most people are genetically programmed to like sweet-tasting foods. This preference goes back to their ancestors who lear
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