Eating French fries can increase depression

Crispy and spicy ‘French fries’ (which we commonly call potato chips) are eaten by children, especially young people, with passion, it is eaten more for untimely hunger.

However, health experts have told bad news for people who eat French fries.

According to a CNN report, experts say that eating French fries can have negative effects on psychological health.

A research team in Hangzhou, China, said that eating fried foods, especially fried potatoes, can increase anxiety rates by 25 percent and depression by 7 percent.

This rate is a sign of higher risk, especially among young people.

Fried foods have obesity, blood pressure and other negative effects on health, according to a report published in the journal of the Us Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, according to the research that the use of fried things should be reduced for mental health.

However, nutritionists say it is unclear whether fried foods were causing mental health problems, or that people suffering from depression or anxiety are consuming fried foods.

In the first two years, those who ate fried foods, especially French fries, included 8,294 cases of anxiety and 12,735 cases of depression were reported in 12,735 people.


is no need to be afraid of negative effects on psychological health from eating fried foods," Yu Zhang, a researcher at Zhejiang University and the author of the study, told CNN.

The experts pointed to the recent increase in anxiety and depression across the country, which saw a 27.6 per cent increase in anxiety rates and 25.6 per cent increase in depression rates during 2020.

On the other hand, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 5 percent of adolescents worldwide suffer from depression.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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