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    Junk food raises levels of depression and anxiety

    Consuming significant amounts of highly processed, high sugar foods, low fibre, refined oils, reconstituted meat products and empty calorie beverages impacts mental health, increasing the risk of both anxiety and depression. We all understand that we have been through an era of Junk food and fizzy soft drinks that made us ill. (Oh, that this were true! One study showed…

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    Curcumin and saffron reduce anxiety and depression

    Two potent spices commonly used in Mediterranean cooking, curcumin and saffron, have been shown in research to be a powerful combination against anxiety and depression. While there have been previous studies showing similar results, the research has always been criticised for poor design. Here, the researchers Adrian Lopresti and Peter Drummond of Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, set out to overcome…

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