Scientists from America were subjected to questioning the fact that sweet foods elevate mood. In the experiment, they proved that the constant consumption of sweet and fatty foods affect the behavior and provokes the development of symptoms of depression.
Scientists have recruited volunteers and divided them into two groups. The first group was fed during the study solely healthy food, the second two months indulged in sweets, baked goods and fast-food.
At the end of the study, the researchers compared the mental health of volunteers from the two groups. It turned out that in the first group, not one person had suffered from depression, while in the second group of harmful food have aggravated the volunteers.
Fatty and sweet food starts in the brain of the whole chain of chemical reactions. In the end products contribute not only produce the hormone of happiness, but also provoke the development of stress, anxiety and depression symptoms.