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Healthy Diet Improves Body and Soul

17 years, 1 month ago

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Posted on Oct 10, 2002, 4 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Eating a diet that is rich in fruit and vegetables and low in fat may be good for the mind as well as the body, suggest results of a recent study. Researchers studying a group of adults who followed a healthy eating plan for four years found that they were more satisfied with their life than people who ate a normal, less healthy, diet.

Eating a diet that is rich in fruit and vegetables and low in fat may be good for the mind as well as the body, suggest results of a recent study. Researchers studying a group of adults who followed a healthy eating plan for four years found that they were more satisfied with their life than people who ate a normal, less healthy, diet. Such findings suggest that in addition to lowering a person's risk of heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers, a healthy diet may also make people happier.

SOURCE/REFERENCE: Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2001; 23(3): 198-207

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