Eating more fruit and vegetables can increase happiness levels
Eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase happiness levels.
Research from the University of Warwick indicates that eating more fruit and vegetables can substantially increase people’s
happiness levels, to be published shortly in the prestigious American Journal of Public Health
Be Happy, Eat More Fruit & Vegetables
This study is one of the first major scientific attempts to explore psychological well-being beyond the traditional finding that fruit and vegetables can reduce risk of cancer and heart attacks. Happiness benefits were detected for each extra daily portion of fruit and vegetables up to 8 portions per day. The researchers concluded that people who changed from almost no fruit and veg to eight portions of fruit and veg a day would experience an increase in life satisfaction equivalent to moving from unemployment to employment. The well-being improvements occurred within 24 months.