Psychiatry: 5-a-day keeps psychological distress at bay This month, research published in BMC Psychiatry shows that eating five portions of fruit and vegetables each day is associated with lower psychological distress. Researchers have long suggested that the complex mix of nutrients present in fruit and vegetables might account for better health and well-being. More recently… Read more »
Monthly Archives: October 2015
The benefits of a healthy balanced diet on physical health are well established. But does diet affect your mental health? In the past ten years research on the effect of diet and nutrition on mental health has skyrocketed, with mounting evidence indicating that diet and nutrition are as important to psychiatry as they are to cardiology. New research published recently in BMC Psychiatry suggests that fruit and vegetable consumption may be associated with reduced psychological distress.1
Greater Adjutant Stork is the world’s most endangered stork species with a total population estimated between 1,200 to 1,800 individuals. These birds gather at urban disposal sites for foraging and Dhritiman Das has been able to capture this. As our co-runner up in BMC Ecology’s Image Competition, he tells us more in this Q+A.