Fruits, veggies for good mental health

A new study has suggested that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can help teenagers beat mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety .

The study of 3,000 adolescents has found that those who had poor diets filled with junk and processed foods were more likely to suffer mental health problems.

“The results of this study are consistent with what we have seen in adults but we think it could be more important because three quarters of psychiatric illnesses start before adulthood and once someone has depression they are likely to get it again,” quoted Dr Felice Jacka, from Deakin University’s Barwon Psychiatric Research Unit Dr Jacka as saying.

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