Diets high in produce boost mental health in children, teens, study findsResearchers found poor nutrition had as great an impact on school pupils’ mental wellbeing as witnessing arguments or violence in the home. University of East Anglia study is the first to look at links between fruit and vegetable consumption, breakfast and lunch choices, and mental wellbeing in UK schoolchildren.
Five a day: UK children with healthy diet have best mental health
Study prompts experts to call for nutrition to be included in public health strategiesChildren who eat five or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day have the best mental health, according to the first study of its kind.Higher intake is associated with better mental wellbeing among secondary school pupils, and a nutritious breakfast and lunch is linked to emotional wellbeing in pupils across all ages, the research shows.Continue reading...
Schoolchildren With Higher Fruit And Vegetable Intake Have Better Mental Well-Being: Study
How do children's diets affect their well-being? Eating more fruits and vegetables contributes to their mental well-being, a team of researchers has found. Poor mental well-being is a "major issue" among young people, the researchers of a new study, published in the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health, said. What's more, it can have "long-term negative consequences."
Children who eat more fruit and veg have better mental health
New research finds that children who eat more fruit and veg have better mental health. The study is the first to investigate the association between fruit and vegetable intakes, breakfast and lunch choices, and mental wellbeing in UK school children. The research team studied data from almost 9,000 children in 50 schools. They found that the types of breakfast and lunch eaten by both primary and secondary school pupils were significantly associ…
Study of 9,000 kids links fruit and vegetable-based diet to better mental heal
Eating a healthy diet of fruit and vegetables helps children’s mental wellbeing (Credits: PA)Eating fruit and vegetables is linked with being good for children’s mental health, new research has suggested.Children who consumed five or more portions of fruit and veg a day had the highest scores for mental wellbeing, the study found.It was also linked with better wellbeing among secondary school pupils in particular.The new study was the first to i…
Diets high in produce boost mental health in children, teens, study finds
Children who eat a diet high in fruit and fruit and vegetables have better mental health, a study published Monday by the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health found.
Five a day gives schoolchildren better mental health, research suggests
Children who eat more fruits and vegetables have better mental health, according to a study.Researchers found that nutrition had as great an impact on school pupils’ mental wellbeing as witnessing arguments or violence in the home.They called for public health strategies and school policies to make
Children who eat more fruit and veg ‘have better mental health’
Study finds children who consume five or more portions of fruit and veg a day have the highest scores for mental wellbeing.
Children who eat more fruit and vegetables have better mental health
Children who eat a better diet, packed with fruit and vegetables, have better mental wellbeing—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Cross-sectional associations of schoolchildren’s fruit and vegetable consumption, and meal choices, with their mental well-being: a cross-sectional study
Background Poor mental well-being is a major issue for young people and is likely to have long-term negative consequences. The contribution of nutrition is underexplored. We, therefore, investigated the association between dietary choices and mental well-being among schoolchildren. Methods Data from 7570 secondary school and 1253 primary school children in the Norfolk Children and Young People Health and Well-being Survey, open to all Norfolk sc…