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Junk food is causing an ‘epidemic of mental illness’ due to a lack of vitamins and minerals – Daily Mail

Research from the University of Canterbury may have answers to our mental illness epidemic. Junk food filling our stomachs but leaving us short of much needed vitamins and minerals may be to blame. Research shows that when ADHD patients are given proper nutrition their symptoms decrease. Although they are not exactly sure how it works, they are quite confident that their is a link between the two.

    Key Takeaways:

  • Junk food is causing mental illness due to the lack of vitamins
  • The government should consider giving vitamins to people after natural disasters
  • High quality fish oil can grow new brain cells

“”We all know gorging on junk food and sweet treats is bad for our waistline. But eating processed foods might actually cause mental illness too, researchers claim.””

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3765344/Junk-food-causing-epidemic-mental-illness-lack-vitamins-minerals-diet-expert-warns.html

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