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Processed foods making people MENTAL? Foods rich in nitrates, such as beef jerky, salami, and hot dogs, increase your risk of mania

th-3.jpegBy now, everyone is well aware of the way that the food we eat can affect our physical health, but one area that has been getting a lot of attention from researchers lately is the way in which food can affect mental health. The connection between the gut and the brain goes a lot deeper than many people realize, and a new study shows how eating one group of foods in particular can dramatically raise your risk of mania.  Researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine were surprised by what they found when they carried out an analysis involving more than 1,000 people. Some of the people in the study were patients who were receiving care for psychiatric disorders, while others had no history of psychiatric problems……Read More