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Diet And Depression: What You Eat Can Help Improve Mood, New Study Finds : The Salt – NPR

Enlarge this image Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a group of young adults who ate a Mediterranean-style diet for three weeks. It’s the latest study to show that food can influence mental health. Claudia Totir/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Claudia Totir/Getty Images There’s fresh evidence that eating a healthy diet, one that includes plenty… Read More »

Students eat junk. Can science help?

For 10 weeks, five days a week, four hours a day, three years ago, Matheus Mistura, a decorated grad student with a glittering academic career, stood next to a hot table in a cramped cafeteria peeping at students’ plates. On cold days and on hot, on rainy days and clear days and days when he’d… Read More »

Eat healthier, and you’ll help save the planet, report says

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which published the report, says that humans affect about 70% of ice-free land on Earth, and the panel previously concluded that changing our diets could contribute 20% of the effort needed to keep global temperatures from rising 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. “Balanced diets, featuring plant-based foods …… Read More »