The more fruit and vegetables increased the participants of two studies, the better their mental health was – and not only Feel, but also measurable. By the way, researchers found that only about 20 percent of the respondents eat at all every day is not enough fruit and vegetables.
Studies from England and Australia came up with a simple formula: the higher the consumption of fruit and vegetables, the better the psychological well-being. In England, the study confirmed the participants, this self, in Australia, the result was the connection between the consumption of fruit and vegetables on incidence of depression and anxiety disorders.
The researchers had found among more than 7000 Australians in the two interviews in the space of two years, that the likelihood of developing a Depression or anxiety disorder, it increases when the fruit and vegetables decreases consumption. In a further study over seven years, were interviewed every year for people according to their nutritional and mental well-being. The values rose, the more fruit and vegetables were eaten. The scientists speculate that herbal ingredients, such as vitamins or antioxidants, have an impact in the brain, or that people who eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, consume fewer unhealthy food, and therefore feel better.
By the way, only one in five study participants consumed the generally recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables per day. According to the world health organization (WHO), every day is best consumed at least 400 grams to prevent chronic diseases.
DOI 10.1016/j. socscimed.2018.12.017 DOI 10.1016/j. socscimed.2019.01.004
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