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Associations of specific types of fruit and vegetables with perceived stress in adults: the AusDiab study

Consumers of fruits and vegetables, such as apples, pears, bananas, legumes, and cruciferous vegetables may have a low tendency of experiencing high levels of perceived stress.

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Association between university student junk food consumption and mental health

The likelihood of experiencing stress, depression, and anxiety may be heightened among university students on a diet high in junk foods.

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Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and fast foods deteriorates adolescents' mental health

Preference for fast foods and sugary beverages may increase the incidence of mental health disorders, such as stress, depression, and suicidal ideation, among adolescents.

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Junk food consumption and psychological distress in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The odds of experiencing psychological distress, including depression, stress, anxiety, unhappiness, and sleep dissatisfaction, may be stacked against children and adolescents fond of consuming junk foods.

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Vegans report less stress and anxiety than omnivores.

Strict adherence to a plant-based diet may help to reduce stress and anxiety levels and improve the mood of men and women.

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De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!

De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!

Dr. Michael Greger has two videos that suggest some of the research behind plants' power to help stabilize our mood. In Improving Mood Through Diet, Dr. Greger explains that unlike animal products, plants have no arachidonic acid, a substance that produces inflammatory compounds. These compounds have been postulated to inflame our brain, contributing to stress,...

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