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New Study Finds Eating More Produce Boosts Mental Health, Underscores Value of Health Enhancement Systems Approach
Date:1/19/2013

Midland, MI (PRWEB) January 19, 2013

The study, Is Psychological Well-being Linked to the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables? conducted by researchers in the US, UK, and Germany, included data from over 80,000 participants. Results show a significant positive effect of eating produce on several mental health measures, with 7 servings a day linked to peak mental well-being.

Employee wellness programs typically emphasize the physical health benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables — prevention and management of chronic disease, for example. Despite widespread public and private sector messages, less than 1/3 of US adults consume the recommended 5 servings a day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/downloads/NationalActionGuide2009.pdf).

“We’re delighted with these findings,” remarks Dean Witherspoon, President and founder of Health Enhancement Systems, which develops popular online wellness campaigns like 5 on 5, NutriSum, and Colorful Choices. “It validates the approach we’ve taken with all of our wellness campaigns — zeroing in on produce as the foundation of healthy eating. Choosing colorful vegetables and fruits first makes good nutrition simple, enjoyable, filling, and fun,” notes Witherspoon.

Colorful Choices challenges participants to eat at least 5 servings of produce each day (minimum of 3 vegetables) in red, orange, yellow/white, green, and blue/violet. There’s no calorie counting, no fat g
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