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Happiness is Raw Fruit and Vegetables

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Researchers at Otago University (including Human Nutritions Dr Louise Mainvil) studied the the psychological benefits of an intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption.
The results provide initial proof-of-concept that giving young adults fresh fruit and vegetables to eat can have psychological benefits even over a brief period of time.

Citation: Conner TS, Brookie KL, Carr AC, Mainvil LA, Vissers MCM (2017) Let them eat fruit! The effect of fruit and vegetable consumption on psychological well-being in young adults: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171206. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171206