Avoid These Bad Fats for a Better Mood

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Hi, I'm Dr. Wright with a smart tip to cut your risk of depression in half. Take a look at what's on your plate. First skip saturated fat and trans fat. Those are found in butter, red meat, full fat dairy and many packaged foods from commercial baked items to pre-made pie shells. That's because chowing down on saturated and trans fats makes your body produce less of an important get happy brain chemicals called brain derived neurotrophic factor or BDNF.

Saturated and trans fats are bad for your arteries too, for true happy meals serve yourself heart healthy unsaturated fats, they're great for your mood as well as your ticker, think olive oil, canola oil, walnuts and avocados, cold water fish like salmon is another great choice, it's rich in healthy mood boosting Omega 3 fatty acids.

I'm Dr. Vonder Wright, for more ways to boost your mood and nourish your health watch all our smart tips right here.