Mental illness is the most common cause of lost work and debilitates thousands of Canadians. Yet, it continues to be a problem not openly discussed. So, what do you really know about your mental health and the things that can affect it? Recent studies suggest that eating fast food regularly can increase your chances of developing depression and that stress may be genetic. Find out more about these and other surprising ways our mental health can be affected in this article from Best Health Magazine. See how your diet and lifestyle choices may be affecting your mood.