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HIGH-FAT DIET IN PREGNANCY CAN CAUSE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OFFSPRING

Mothers who eat high fat diets during pregnancy could be elevating the risk of future depression and anxiety symptoms for their children, a new study in Frontiers in Endocrinology reports. High fat diets may impair the development of the central serotonin system, researchers discovered. Further studies noted that introducing a healthy diet to the offspring at an early age did not reverse the effect. READ MORE…

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