Is “S.A.D.” Making You Fat?
A survival guide!
"People with SAD crave sugary, starchy foods because they boost serotonin levels," says Dr. Norman Rosenthal, a leading seasonal depression expert. "For most people, the consequence of eating a lot of carbs is weight gain. But for people with SAD, in addition to weight gain, there is also a roller coaster mood ride between highs and lows."