Food is a primary requirement to live. Yet, in Western societies where food is abundantly available, food could also be used as a powerful tool to increase mental wellbeing. Stress-related mental disorders like mood or anxiety disorders are the most prevalent and burdensome psychiatric disorders.
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Do you remember the last time you were at a buffet and regretted not trying everything? All of the tempting varieties of foods to try make resistance difficult! Researchers from the ETH Zürich have now shown that exactly this effect can be used strategically to improve children’s food choices: variety truly is the spice of life, even when it comes to vegetables!
Earlier this year the Nutrition Society gave one lucky Student Member the chance to attend the British Science Festival, which takes place in September each year. The winner, Lucy Bain, describes her experience and how she benefitted from it.
Elementary and middle school students, eating school lunch, do not frequently select vegetables and waste considerably more fruits and vegetables than the entrée or milk, a new study, published in Public Health Nutrition, from Colorado State University (CSU) shows.