Research Roundup

May 2013 Issue

Research Roundup: May 2013

High fruit and vegetable intake boosts happiness. Consumers reported feeling more positive, calmer and more energetic on days that they consumed a high intake of fruits and vegetables, compared with days that they had a lower intake of fruits and vegetables, according to New Zealand researchers. Based on analysis of the food diaries of 281 young adults participating in the study for 21 days, researchers concluded subjects needed to consume seven to eight total fruit and vegetable servings per day to notice a positive change.

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition

Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.