Vegetarians who eat more processed foods are at higher risk of developing depression, a new study finds. Those with diets high in fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes & whole grains were found to be at lower risk of depression compared to fellow vegans & vegetarians with low quality diets.

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Alternatively, people who have the time, money, and energy to buy and prepare fresh food tend to be less depressed than people who rely on quick, easy, cheap food.

Past-Ad3676

Those with lower income have a higher likelihood of eating processed food?

CharanTheGreat

Doesn’t that hold true for anyone regardless of their diet?

runningoliver

The title is misleading because it implies causation. From the study: > First, the study had a cross-sectional design, and therefore causation cannot be implied.

nagevyag

What if people with depression cant leave the house because their depressed and therefore have to fall back on processed foods?

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