Fruits and vegetables make you optimistic

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CAMBRIDGE, MA – A lot of us make a disgusted face when forced to eat our veggies. We know they’re good for us, but potato chips and ice cream always sound sooo good!

While we know veggies are good for our health, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that fruits and veggies are also good for our outlook on life.

Studies show that a diet full of fruits and vegetables actually make you more optimistic. The positive perspective on life comes from plant compounds called carotenoids.

So if you’re feeling a little negative, just add a few servings of vegetables to your day!

If you don’t like veggies, look on the bright side….oh wait, you can only do that if you do like veggies.

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