It’s said what you eat is what you become. And a recent University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study endorses the food and personality traits connection. The researchers found that consuming dietary trans fatty acids [dTFAs] makes people impatient, irritable and aggressive.
The study involved nearly 1,000 men and women with a prior history of aggression. And it was found that the more trans fat they consumed, the greater the aggression.
Dietary trans fatty acids are found in several foods such as margarine, cookies and doughnuts. Hitherto, trans fat was a known culprit behind health issues such cardiac trouble. In fact, just last week we reported how trans fats increased risk of stroke in postmenopausal women. But this research exposes it effect on a person’s behaviour.