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Fruit and Veggie Eaters Are Happier People

According to Dartmouth University researchers, people who eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables are notably happier than those who skip veggies, and personal feelings of well being and life satisfaction increase with each serving of produce consumed per day. The study, which analyzed the diets of 80,000 people, found that those who ate eight or more servings per day rated themselves an average 1/4 point happier, on a scale of one to ten, than those eating essentially none, although the increased happiness seems to level off with further servings. Happiness has been found to be linked with some biological characteristics, such as a lower pulse rate, but whether produce contributes to positive feelings or happy people simply eat more fruit and veggies has yet to be researched.

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