Fast-food and commercial baked goods consumption and the risk of depression

@article{SnchezVillegas2011FastfoodAC,
  title={Fast-food and commercial baked goods consumption and the risk of depression},
  author={Almudena S{\'a}nchez-Villegas and Estefan{\'i}a Toledo and Jokin de Irala and Miguel Ru{\'i}z-Canela and Jorge Pla-Vidal and Miguel Angel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Public Health Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={424 - 432}
}
Abstract Objective Whereas the relationship between some components of diet, such as n-3 fatty acids and B-vitamins, and depression risk has been extensively studied, the role of fast-food or processed pastries consumption has received little attention. Design Consumption of fast food (hamburgers, sausages, pizza) and processed pastries (muffins, doughnuts, croissants) was assessed at baseline through a validated semi-quantitative FFQ. Participants were classified as incident cases of… 

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