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9 Food to avoid for good mental health

How food affect our mental health ?

   The food has direct connection with our mind, thinking, mood, emotions and our mental ability to stay focus on one thing.
    Connection between brain and gastrointestinal tract is close. When food get in digestion process, the gastrointestinal tract which contains billions of bacteria that helps in producing neurotransmitters. The extraction of nutrition from digested food gose through GI tract to the brain.
   The food nutrition from digested food decides the bacteria in GI tract, it is either good or bad also. It is depend on the food which we eaten.
   Food decides our mood , good bacteria helps to boost our mood, thinking ability, focus. And bad bacteria gain from junk food makes our mind easier to get the depression, feeling low confidence, feeling irritate by little things, feelings angry. Such many bad things which may ruin our life.
We can stay away from such bad things from keeping away bad foods.

Bad foods to avoid for good mental health-

1. Sugary foods

Sugary foods can increase the in developing depression, sadness, fatigue and hopelessness. Sugar can impair cognitive functioning as if more intaking of it in diet, sadness, fatigue, hopelessness. Sugar can impair cognitive functioning as if more intaking of it in diet.
 The foods contains high sugar which is not good for our mental health are mostly the soft drinks, fruit drinks, flavored yogurts, cereals, cookies, cakes, candy, and processed foods.
And some unnoticable foods like soups, bread, cured meats, and ketchup affects badly in our mental health.
  Over consumption of sugar can imbalanced chemicals in brain which leads to damage neurocognitive functions like decision making and memory. It also affect the psychological well being.

2. Fried foods

Consuming fried foods affects the hypothalamus which is a part of brain helps in regulating hunger. Fried foods make our brain loose control over our eating habits which may cause inflammation and reduces cognitive functions in brain.
The fried foods consumption leads to pick fat and oil which affects blood pressure and cholesterol which It also leads to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and weight gain.

3. Alcohol

Consumption of alcohol causes imbalance in our brain chemicals which affect our thoughts, feelings actions, decision making. It affects our neurotransmitters which are the chemical helps in passing messege from neuron to neuron in brain. So alcohol disrupt the connections in the brain.
Drinking alcohol may give temporary ease or relaxation but in long term it causes anxiety.

4. Ice cream

The fact is every single serving (105 gms) of ice cream contains about 23 g of sugar. It is nearly the daily limit of consuming sugar about 24 gram for women and 36 gram for men, recommended by American heart association.
   Trehalose contain in ice cream which is artificial sweetner. Also it is a sugar linked to serious health infections which causes serious heart diseases. Mixer of saturated fat and sugar is harmful to memory and cognitive skills also you will feel lazy.
   Ice cream takes longer in digestion which leads to bloating and the indigestion. It causes affect to our brain, which gives you low concentration, feeling lazy all day.

5. White bread

The white bread is made up of highly proccessed flour causes health problems. Unhealthy white bread leads to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and it all affects to brain in a certain way.
  White bread contains artificial sugar and added sugar substitute also it is low in protein and fiber it affects in slow digestion which leads to rising in blood sugar level.
Consuming white bread is tends to affect your mood negatively and refined carbohydrates contained in white bread link to depression, fatigue.

6. Doughnuts

Doughnut contains 350 calories per serve and sugar upto 30 grams which is dangerous as it causes sugar crash which leads to brain disease and heart disease.
  Doughnut is really bad for health as it contains 11 grams of saturated fat. It may also cause cancer.
   With sugar there are many harmful ingredient in doughnuts such as synthetic flavors, additives, preservatives and trans fats.
  In the long term, it increases risk of insulin resistance, which is a risk factor for heart disease, metabolic syndrome and obesity as well.

7. White rice

Eating white rice or any type of refined grain in regular diet has majorly tends to obesity and it is unhealthy for our mind. White rice is not nutritional food.
  White rice has high glycemic index with 64 GI which causes higher blood glucose spikes leads to diabetes also it may leads to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides due to that it causes metabolic syndrome.
In the overall risks due to white rice that all are bad for out brain.

8. Red meat

Consumption of red meat have very serious health problems in long term. Heart attack, stroke, nausea as well as death. Such serious problems are major problems in our life.
  Red meat contains bad saturated fat which affects brain function, memory also tends to long term problems like dementia and alzheimer disease.

9. Soy sauce

Soy sauce may taste good in food, but the high gluten contains in it make it worse for our mental health. It is heavy to digest that causes irritation, make you feel sluggish, overflowing of thought in mind then it leads to depression.
   Hight level of Salt is contain in soy sauce which leads to increase in blood pressure. It may leads to stomach cancer and heart disease. Many toxic substances like chloropropanols, significant amounts of amines, including histamine and tyramine can be produced during  production of soy sauce. All these are factors affects as headaches, sweating, dizziness, itching, rashes, stomach problems and changes in blood pressure in our body.




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