Reasons to eat more vegetables, even if you don't want to
- There's a long list of reasons to add more vegetables into your diet.
- While some might be obvious - like helping you to lose weight - others, like the emotional aspects, aren't as intuitive.
- Here is why, according to health and wellness experts, you should load your plate with vegetables, even if you don't want to.
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In fact, a diet high in processed foods and low in vegetables has been associated with depression, whereas a diet high in fresh produce has been linked to an improvement in mental health.There's clearly a long list of reasons to add more vegetables into your diet. While some might be obvious - like having an easier time slipping into skinny jeans you bought last year - others, like the emotional aspects, aren't as intuitive.
We reached out to health and wellness experts and asked them to share reasons why you should load your plate with vegetables, even if you don't want to.
You'll be happier
It will boost brain health
You'll sleep better
You'll have a higher attention span
You'll have more energy
You'll be better equipped to fight inflammation
Your digestive health will be improved
You'll improve your mental clarity and focus
You'll save money
Your blood-sugar levels will be more balanced
You'll be more productive
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