Can Fruits and Vegetables Improve Your Mental Well-being?

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Did you know that fruits and vegetables can help you feel more optimistic about life? As you know, incorporating a variety of fruits and vegetables in your meal plan can help normalize blood sugars, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, maintain and lose weight, and other health benefits. The fiber found in many fruits and vegetables helps slow down the digestive process, cleanse out your digestive system, and keep your vessels from hardening and thickening.

A review of 61 studies assessing aspects of mental health found that fruits and vegetables may help promote a positive attitude and belief in oneself to accomplish goals and decrease depressive symptoms and mental stress. 

The next time you think about passing up fruits and vegetables, think about the possible health benefits you may be passing up. 

Thanks for reading!

Timika

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