Last year, Chinese researchers published a study in the academic journal Nutrition that showed a connection between fruit and vegetable consumption and depression risk.
The researchers analyzed 18 studies involving a combined 446,551 participants: 10 studies looked at fruit intake, and the other 8 looked at vegetable intake.
What the researchers found was an inverse relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and depression risk. In other words, the more fruits and vegetables participants ate, the lower their risk of having depression.
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