Stress? try the consumption of fruit and vegetables
The consumption of more vegetables and fruits can lower the risk of developing stress, especially on women, according to a study in the journal BMJ Open.
In that study, researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia found that people who consumed three to four servings of vegetables or fruit per day, 12 percent lower than those who experience stress do not samasekali taking one or both of the food.
Meanwhile, when people add more servings of vegetables or buah-buahannya, being 5-7 servings, then the chance is exposed to stress can be down to 14 percent. In women even risk can be decreased 23 percent.
Even so, the consumption of more than seven servings of fruits and vegetables per day was not associated with decreased risk of stress.
These findings the researchers get after analyzing the 60,404 men and women, who become part of a large scale study-Sax Institute ‘ 45 and Up Study in Australia.
They then measured the intake of fruit and vegetables the participants in 2006, 2008 and 2010, as well as psychological distress they experienced using a questionnaire that assesses the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
“The consumption of fruit and vegetable consumption may help reduce the prevalence of psychological distress in adults middle-aged and older. However, the relationship between the consumption of both the food and the incidence of psychologicalpressure requires further investigation, “said one of the researchers, Binh Nguyen.
Stress is generally characterized by the presence of anger and dismay. This condition can be bad for physical health of its victims. Studies show the stress of chronic (prolonged) increases the risk of obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. So as reported by Medical News Today.
The vegetable is not a popular food among children. Tana Suwardhono, one of the founders of the restaurant MAM, sharing tips on how to prepare healthy meals for children.
“First, ask the children what food used to be,” said the woman in charge of a restaurant menu MAM.
Then, you can rotate the brain how‘s the best way to hide vegetables in your ingredients. All back to the creativity of each.
“For example, pizza, umpetin sayurnya in tomato sauce pizza,” said Tana who also founded the healthy food catering business 3 Skinny Minnies.