Processed Meat Associated with Manic Episodes

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BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS July 19, 2018

Processed Meat Associated with Manic Episodes

July 19, 2018

bacon linked to manic episodesEating processed meat products increases the risk of manic episodes, according to a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore examined the diet records of individuals with and without psychiatric disorders and found that mania was significantly associated with the consumption of cured meat products. This study adds to the body evidence for risks associated with processed meat consumption.

Khambadkone SG, Cordner ZA, Dickerson F, et al. Nitrated meat products are associated with mania in humans and altered behavior and brain gene expression in rats. Mol Psych. Published online July 18, 2018.

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