632714-fruit-fights-depression-study-findsAn Australian study has found that women who regularly eat fruit are happy and less prone to depression.

A poll by the University of Queensland questioning 6,000 women found that those eating at least two portions of fruit each day lowers their risk of depression.

“We found that women who ate at least two servings of fruit a day were less likely to suffer from depression than women who ate fewer servings,” University of Queensland professor Gita Mishra said in a statement.

“More research is needed on the different effects of fruit and vegetables, but this may be because fruit has higher levels of anti-inflammatory compounds and antioxidants, such as resveratrol, which is not found in vegetables,” Mishra said.

For the full article: Global Post



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