If you consume five-to-seven servings of fruits and vegetables throughout the day, it lowers the risk of psychological stress. It was published in a study. We bring you tested stress reducing fruits and vegetables.
Does your role and responsibilities stress you out? Then just eat more fruits and vegetables.
A study says people, who eat five-to-seven servings of fruits and vegetables throughout the day are at a lower the risk of psychological stress.
The results published in the British Medical Journal Open. There were two groups- one who ate 5-7 daily servings of fruits and vegetables and other with 0-4 servings. Women who ate 5-7 servings of fruit and vegetables daily had a 23% lower risk of stress.
“This study shows that moderate daily fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with lower rates of psychological stress,” said Dr Melody Ding from the University of Sydney in Australia.
10 Best stress reducing fruits and vegetables
- Green Leafy Vegetables
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These new findings are similar to many other studies that showed that fruits and vegetables, together and separately, are linked with a lower risk of depression and higher levels of well-being assessed by several measures of mental health.
”We found that fruit and vegetables were more protective for women than men, suggesting that women may benefit more from fruits and vegetables,” explained first study author Binh Nguyen.