Diet, Mood & Well-Being

The CNP Diet, Mood & Well-being Research Category consolidates research exploring the interconnected relationship between dietary intake and how we feel and experience mood, including creativity, happiness, well-being, etc. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP-written abstract summary, click “CNP Summary.” While only some CNP-written abstract summaries are available below for free, all abstract summaries are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership.

2021

Understanding the interactions of happiness, self-rated health, mental feelings, habit of eating healthy and sport/activities: A path model for Abu Dhabi

2021

Consumption of dietary guidelines for Americans types and amounts of vegetables increases mean subjective Happiness Scale scores: A randomized controlled trial

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2021

A differential threshold of breakfast, caffeine and food groups may be impacting mental well-being in young adults: The mediation effect of exercise

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2022

Frequency of fruit consumption and savoury snacking predict psychological health; selective mediation via cognitive failures

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2022

Hangry in the field: An experience sampling study on the impact of hunger on anger, irritability, and affect

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2021

The evaluation of dark chocolate-elicited emotions and their relation with physico chemical attributes of chocolate

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2018

An electronic ecological momentary assessment study to examine the consumption of high-fat/high-sugar foods, fruits/vegetables, and affective states among women

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2017

Dietary patterns and mental health after myocardial infarction

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2020

Food and mood: How do diet and nutrition affect mental wellbeing?

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2012

Mild dehydration affects mood in healthy young women

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2020

Fruit and vegetable intake and mental health in adults: A systematic review

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2019

The association between diet and mood: A systematic review of current literature

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2014

Mood, food, and obesity

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2019

Linking what we eat to our mood: A review of diet, dietary antioxidants, and depression

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2017

The role of diet and nutrition on mental health and wellbeing

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2020

Associations among diet, the gastrointestinal microbiota, and negative emotional states in adults

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2020

Food and mood: How do diet and nutrition affect mental wellbeing?

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2016

Trans fatty acid intake is related to emotional affect in the Adventist Health Study-2

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2019

Mental health status and dietary intake among California adults: A population-based survey

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2019

Assessing the effects of vegetable consumption on the psychological health of healthy adults: a systematic review of prospective research

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2018

Longitudinal associations between psychological well-being and the consumption of fruits and vegetables

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2018

Food for mood: Relevance of nutritional omega-3 fatty acids for depression and anxiety

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2017

Fruit and vegetable consumption and psychological distress: Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses based on a large Australian sample

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2015

Mitigation of inflammation-induced mood dysregulation by long-chain omega-3 fatty acids

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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

Lettuce be happy: A longitudinal UK study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and well-being.

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2017

Healthy food choices are happy food choices: Evidence from a real life sample using smartphone based assessments

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2015

Switching to a 10-day Mediterranean-style diet improves mood and cardiovascular function in a controlled crossover study

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2020

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

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2016

Evolution of well-being and happiness after increases in consumption of fruit and vegetables

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