Too Much Pasta Can Lead to Depression, Harvard School of Public Health Study

Published: Nov 01, 2013

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Pasta already has been maligned as a carb-heavy, fattening foodstuff in recent years, and now, a new study suggests that it might be linked to depression.

The study in the journal, “Brain, Behavior and Immunity” concluded that a dietary pattern high in carbs such as pasta can lead to a diagnosis of depression. The Nurses’ Health Study spent 12 years following 43,685 women between the ages of 50 and 77, who did not have depression when the study began.

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