Happiness Lies in Uping the Number of Daily Servings of Fruit and Vegetables

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English: An American Lady butterfly against a cloud-filled sky. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The USDA says you need five to nine daily servings of fruit and vegetables to maintain good health.  A group of researchers from Dartmouth University in England say the magic number of servings to maintaining a good mental outlook is seven.

Their findings were published in a recent study in which they discuss their observations of about 80,000 randomly selected British individuals for these signs of well-being:

The researchers also noted that this pattern of seven servings of fruit/vegetables daily held true even after they made adjustments for a large number of social and economic factors that could affect mental well-being.

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~ by chasm63 on October 15, 2012.

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