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Double Your Five-A-Day Fruit And Veg To Live Longer

A healthy diet should include 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, doubling the five-a-day official advice, say British health experts. The research, which involved a 12-year study, also found that vegetables were four times healthier than fruit. The study, by University College London, found that eating large quantities of fruit and vegetables significantly [...]

Kids eat more vegetables after nutrition lessons

Stanford researchers have come up with a new way to get picky preschoolers to eat more vegetables. Psychologists Sarah Gripshover and Ellen Markman found that teaching children the importance of healthy foods and why their bodies need a variety of foods drives kids to voluntarily eat more vegetables. The findings, published in the journal Psychological [...]

Study ties happiness, eating fruits and vegetables

Want to be happy? Eat more servings of fruit and vegetables a day. That’s what a study of the eating habits of 80,000 Britons appears to show. University of Warwick and Dartmouth College scientists used seven measures of well-being: life satisfaction, self-reported health, happiness, nervousness and feeling low, mental well-being and mental disorders in an [...]