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Can 3 weeks of healthy eating actually improve depressive symptoms in young people?

In this recent study published in October of 2019, Dr. Heather Francis and her colleagues conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether a brief 3-week healthy dietary intervention could reduce symptoms of depression in young adults (click here to watch...

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Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of many leading causes of illness and death, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and obesity. Despite these positive health benefits, few adults meet...

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Western dietary patterns have been linked to increased risk for mental disorders

The association between depression and being overweight/obese is known, but this new research led by Professor Wendy Oddy from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research of University of Tasmania and involving participants from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort Study, focused...

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Globally, one in five deaths are associated with poor diet

The study estimates that one in five deaths globally -- equivalent to 11 million deaths -- are associated with poor diet, and diet contributes to a range of chronic diseases in people around the world. In 2017, more deaths were...

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