I’ve written a lot about the environmental depredations built into our industrial food system.

Over in Britain, researchers are making a link between the ubiquity of processed food and rising rates of mental illness, BBC reports.

Here’s the BBC:

The report said people were eating 34% less vegetables and two-thirds less fish – the main source of omega-3 fatty acids – than they were 50 years ago. Such changes, the study said, could be linked to depression, schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Sounds perfectly plausible to me. Then again, maybe my ability to reason has been compromised by all the Big Macs I ingested as a youngster.

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