The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended eating at least 400 grams of fruits and vegetables a day, because it reduces the risk of developing non-communicable diseases, guarantees sufficient daily consumption of dietary fiber and provides significant amounts of antioxidants to the body. body, to prevent diseases such as cancer.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ensures that eating seven to eight servings a day is related to a lower risk of depression and anxiety, the international agency reports.
Similarly, the British Psychological Society demonstrated that eating fruit and vegetables has a direct effect on people’s well-being, not only physically but emotionally.
In this sense, the study analyzed the eating behaviors of 405 people. They recorded daily their consumption of fruits, vegetables, sweets and their feelings towards life.
Among his conclusions is that those people who consume fruits and vegetables feel happier, are more creative and see the purpose of living more easily.