The CNP Diet and Mood Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and mood. 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 are available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).
KiwiC for Vitality: Results of a Randomized placebo-controlled trial testing the effects of Kiwifruit or vitamin C tablets on vitality in adults with low vitamin C levels
Evolution of well-being and happiness after increases in consumption of fruit and vegetables
Switching to a 10-day Mediterranean-style diet improves mood and cardiovascular function in a controlled crossover study
Healthy food choices are happy food choices: Evidence from a real life sample using smartphone based assessments
Lettuce be happy: A longitudinal UK study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and well-being.
On carrots and curiosity: eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life.
Mitigation of inflammation-induced mood dysregulation by long-chain Omega-3 Fatty acids.
Fruit and vegetable consumption and psychological distress: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses based on a large Australian sample
Food for mood: Relevance of nutritional Omega-3 Fatty Acids for depression and anxiety
Longitudinal associations between psychological well-being and the consumption of fruits and vegetables
Assessing the effects of vegetable consumption on the psychological health of healthy adults: a systematic review of prospective research
Mental health status and dietary intake among California adults: a population-based survey
Trans Fatty Acid intake Is related to emotional affect in the Adventist Health Study-2
Associations among diet, the gastrointestinal microbiota, and negative emotional states in adults
Linking what we eat to our mood: a review of diet, dietary antioxidants, and depression
The association between diet and mood: A systematic review of current literature
Fruit and vegetable intake and mental health in adults: A systematic review
An electronic ecological momentary assessment study to examine the consumption of high-fat/high-sugar foods, fruits/vegetables, and affective states among women