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    Fatty foods can endanger future mental development in children

    Healthy living involves less fatty foods to improve mental capacities for children Too much fatty food could set children up for mental problems First study to provide molecular mechanisms for how eating high-fat foods in excess during adolescence alters executive functions. Chances are that children who eat excessive amounts of fatty foods will not only become obese, but will develop cognitive and psychiatric problems when they are older. This is because, according to a recent study, diets rich in fat deplete the levels of a key protein known to help synapses in the brain to work properly. In turn, this leads to a dip in several forms of cognitive functions,…