By Ruth Lahmayer Chipps, MS, RDN, CD - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Black River Memorial Hospital and Jackson In Action Committee member.
We know that it makes good sense to eat more vegetables. Our mother's told us so and scientific evidence continues to pile up--but now a study suggests that eating more vegetables can make us happier.
The article published in Reuters, reveals that individuals who consumed an increased amount of vegetables felt great. In fact, by adding eight portions of fruits and vegeables daily, the change in wellbeing was "about equivalent to going from unemployment to a job, according to the report from researchers in the American Journal of Public Health."
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