1 minute reading time (91 words)

Associations between fruit and vegetable consumption and depressive symptoms: evidence from a national Canadian longitudinal survey.

Consistent consumption of fruits and vegetables may hinder the onset of depression in individuals.

​This study was carried out to confirm the protective effect of high fruit and vegetable diet against depression. Researchers utilized data extracted from 8,353 Canadian men and women who completed dietary questionnaires and underwent screening for depression. 

Researchers discovered that strict adherence to a fruit and vegetable diet brightened an individual's chances of avoiding depression. This 2016 study of Canadian men and women documented a protective association between habitual intake of fruits and vegetables and depression occurrence.

Research Summary Information

  • 2016
  • Kingsbury M, Dupuis G, Jacka F, Roy-Gagnon MH, McMartin SE, Colman I.
  • Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia.
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
Combined effects of fruit and vegetables intake an...
Inadequate fruit and vegetable intake in people wi...

Related Posts

 

Comments (0)

Rated 0 out of 5 based on 0 voters
There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

  1. Posting comment as a guest. Sign up or login to your account.
Rate this post:
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.drcarney.com/