Anyone who cares about their health tries to avoid fast food burgers and fries and other fatty foods. Anastasia Date employees know they are bad for our health. They pack weight on us and this, in turn, makes us more susceptible to various diseases. The physical consequences of eating fatty foods are bad enough, but now it seems there is one more reason to avoid that McDonald’s drive through window; your mental health.
A new study has found that a high-fat diet can also negatively affect your mental health. It has been demonstrated in mice to reduce memory and increase anxiety. The study also indicates an increasing risk of depression. Science is giving us even more reasons to stay away from foods that most of us with any sense know to stay away from already. Given how hard it is for some to avoid eating these bad foods, a breakthrough in being able to eat them while avoiding the negative effects of doing so would be welcome. If such a breakthrough could ever be achieved, the patent holders for it would be rich beyond their wildest dreams. Whether due to poor eating habits learned at an early age or some other reason, fatty foods seem to have something in them that so many of us crave. Until this craving can be conquered or the outcomes from indulging them can be mitigated, McDonald’s, Burger King and similar places will not have to worry about their bottom lines.