- Which fried foods do you enjoy the most?
- Do you have a healthy diet? Tell me more about it.
- associate /uh-SOH-shee-eyt/
- anxiety /ang-ZAHY-i-tee/
- symptom /SIMP-tuhm/
- emphasize /EM-fuh-sahyz/
- lifestyle /LAHYF-stahyl/
[verb] – to think about something as being connected to something else
The child has associated the sound of the doorbell with the arrival of the mailman.
[noun] – an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future
She felt a knot in her stomach and a sense of anxiety as she waited for the results of her medical test.
[noun] – any feeling of illness or physical or mental change that is caused by a particular disease
A runny nose and sneezing are common symptoms of allergies.
[verb] – to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
The coach wanted to emphasize the importance of teamwork and communication to his players before the start of the season.
[noun] – someone’s way of living; the things that a person or particular group of people usually do
She decided to adopt a healthier lifestyle by eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly.
Experts in nutrition have cautioned that the results are preliminary and that it is unclear whether fried foods are causing mental health issues or whether people experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety turn to fried foods as a form of self-medication. Despite this, the researchers pointed out that the study results emphasize the importance of reducing the consumption of fried food for mental health. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and reducing consumption of fried foods may be helpful for mental health as well as overall health. Dr. Katz also noted that a lack of variety in food has been shown to decrease well-being.
- Which type of fried food was found to be particularly associated with higher risks of anxiety and depression in the study?
- Who was more affected by the link between frequent consumption of fried foods and mental health issues?
- What did the researchers compare the effects of fried food consumption in humans with to suggest the negative effect of the chemical found in fried food?
- Is it clear whether fried foods are causing mental health issues?
- What do the researchers suggest to maintain good mental health?
- Do you like eating fried foods? Have you had similar experiences as described in the article?
- How do you feel about eating fried foods after reading this article?
- Do you think people should avoid eating too much fried food solely based on the preliminary results of the research mentioned?
- What steps can individuals take to reduce their consumption of fried foods and maintain a healthy diet?
- How can individuals balance the enjoyment of fried foods with the potential negative health impacts?