We don’t eat like hunter gatherers anymore – trans-fatty, processed foods long ago displaced wild plants and animals. But have changes in the types of fat we eat affected both our physical and mental health? We discuss why omega-3 fatty acids may be the true “good mood food.”

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  • J. Thomas Brenna Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
  • Evelyn Tribole Registered Dietitian; Nutritional Counselor; Author, "The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet" (McGraw-Hill)
  • Joseph Hibbeln Acting chief, Section on Nutritional Neurosciences, NIH; Captain, U.S. Public Health Service

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