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How fruit can improve your mental health

How fruit can improve your mental health

Source: Image by Tracy Lundgren from Pixabay A study published earlier this year in the British Journal of Nutrition reported that eating fruit regularly can improve your mental health. Researchers examined the relationship between fruit consumption and psychological well-being. After controlling for demographic and lifestyle factors, those who ate fruit more often had lower levels …

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myAir combines technology with food as medicine to combat the growing pandemic of stress

myAir combines technology with food as medicine to combat the growing pandemic of stress

The strategy of personalizing nutrition to achieve a health or wellness goal, such as lowering bad cholesterol, managing diabetes or, in the case of myAir, reducing stress, is well documented as effective – but delivering such services at scale to create long-term, sustainable change (and consumer relationships) requires a reliable feedback loop that can accurately …

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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?  The health benefits of fruit

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? The health benefits of fruit

According to data from the US Apple Association, there will be more than 10.7 billion pounds of apples produced in the United States during the 2022-2023 growing season. With fall fast approaching, it’s time to pick! Whether you’re buying your apples on the farm, at the farmer’s market, or at the supermarket, it’s worth adding …

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Gordon Ramsay gin advert banned for nutritional comparison with fruit

Gordon Ramsay gin advert banned for nutritional comparison with fruit

Advertisements for three Scottish distilleries have been banned for ‘irresponsible’ messages which claimed nutritional and therapeutic benefits of drinking alcohol. British chef Gordon Ramsay’s collaboration with Eden Mill Distillery resulted in an advertisement for Ramsay’s Gin which claimed that the alcohol contained “a range of micronutrients” and compared it favorably to fruit. The ad, posted …

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Eating more fruit and fewer salty snacks predicts better mental health, study finds

Eating more fruit and fewer salty snacks predicts better mental health, study finds

New psychological findings prove that the food we eat has a direct influence on our mental health. The study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, found that eating more fruit predicted fewer symptoms of depression and greater psychological well-being while eating more tasty snacks predicted increased anxiety. In recent years, scientists have begun to …

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