How Is Nutrition and Mood Connected?
Your nutrition can have an influence on your wellbeing. Carbohydrate cravings and the consumption of sweet and carbohydrate-rich foods can cause mood highs. But these foods might also lead to weight gain and mood swings.
of people living with obesity report that talking to an obesity specialist leaves them with positive feelings. 2
of people living with obesity show an increased risk of developing depression. 1
of people living with obesity believe that they would be able to lose weight if only they were more disciplined. 2
(1) Floriana S. Luppino, MD; Leonore M. de Wit, MS; Paul F. Bouvy, MD, PhD; et al; Arch Gen Psychiatry.
Overweight, Obesity, and Depression, A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Longitudinal Studies (2010)
(2) Ian D. Caterson FRACP: “Gaps to bridge: Misalignment between perception”, reality and actions in obesity (2010).
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