The CNP Diet, Mood, and Well-Being Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and moods, feelings, and affect in children. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (launching January 15, 2022).

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2017

Let them eat fruit! The effect of fruit and vegetable consumption on psychological well-being in young adults: A randomized controlled trial
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2016

Eating breakfast, fruit and vegetable intake and their relation with happiness in college students
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2015

On carrots and curiosity: eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life
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2019

Diet quality and well-being in children and adolescents: the UP&DOWN longitudinal study
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2019

Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet is related to more subjective happiness in adolescents: the role of health-related quality of life
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2019

Negative mood is associated with diet and dietary antioxidants in university students during the menstrual cycle: a cross-sectional study from guangzhou, china
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2013

Many apples a day keep the blues away--daily experiences of negative and positive affect and food consumption in young adults
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2017

Food and mood: diet quality is inversely associated with depressive symptoms in female university students
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2014

Positive effects of a healthy snack (fruit) versus an unhealthy snack (chocolate/crisps) on subjective reports of mental and physical health: a preliminary intervention study
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2020

Mediterranean Diet and the emotional well-being of students of the Campus of Melilla (University of Granada)
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2013

Diet quality and feelings of worry, sadness or unhappiness in Canadian children
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2017

Effects of acute blueberry flavonoids on mood in children and young adults
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2020

Fruit and vegetables intake in adolescents and mental health: a systematic review
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2020

Role of fruit and vegetables for the mental health of children: a systematic review
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2021

Does an inflammatory diet affect mental well-being in late childhood and mid-life? A cross-sectional study
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2021

Cross-sectional associations of schoolchildren’s fruit and vegetable consumption, and meal choices, with their mental well-being: a cross-sectional study
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