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News tag: fruits and vegetables


Sources of Vitamin E, potent antioxidant supporting healthy skin

28 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Vitamin E offers excellent benefits to your skin, with its potent antioxidant properties helping restore and repair wrinkles and cracks in your skin. Antioxidants are agents that neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals -- molecules that damage collagen and cause skin dryness, fine lines and wrinkles. The atoms in…


Healthy eating on the rise, but Americans still have unhealthiest diet

20 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The trend worldwide is to eat more healthy foods, but a rising consumption of unhealthy foods outpaced the health trend, new research indicates. Researchers examined diets of about 4.5 billion adults in 187 countries, finding that intake of healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables increased between 1990 and 2010.…


A simple switch has kids eat healthier

15 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Having kids eat more fruits and vegetables at lunch has been a constant and important concern for parents, schools, and public health officials; a new and simple method shows big promise in this, according to a new study. A simple change in schedule, by placing recess before lunch, instead of…


Mental health improves when eating fruits and vegetables

22 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Not only “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is true, but also eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables daily improves mental health, new research finds. The University of Queensland study revealed that eating at least eight portions a day of fruits and vegetable has an impressive on…


US foods not meeting dietary recommendations

25 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Foods advertised in the US are short of what federal authorities recommend, new study confirms. Analyzing more than 9000 foods advertised in newspapers sales inserts over 52 weeks, the study’s authors reached the conclusion they don’t meet DGA’s criteria. For instance, while more than 50% of the aliments DGA recommends…


Consumption of fruits and vegetables linked to elevated mental well-being

25 Sep, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
A healthy nutrition, with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables taken five times a day, has a significant positive effect on mental health, a new research found. University of Warwich researchers noticed that 35 percent of participants with high well-being scores ate at least five servings of fruits and vegetables…