The more time a child is allowed to sit at the lunch table, the more likely they are to eat healthier foods like fruits and vegetables. Researchers say extending eating times at school could help promote healthier diet choices in children.
People who consumed 470 grams of fruits and vegetables per day had 10% lower levels of stress than those who ate 230 grams of fresh produce a day.
Eating a diet rich in fruits during pregnancy can help boost brain development in children. Infant rats born to mothers who had their diets supplemented with fruits performed significantly better on cognitive and memory tests than those whose mothers did not consume a diet enriched with fruits.
A new study reveals a positive link between better mental health and consuming raw fruits and vegetables.