Social Science & Medicine

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does eating fruit and veg help your mental health?

Increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat lowers their risk of clinical depression, new research has found. The study discovered that eating, for example, four extra portions of fruit and vegetables a day can ...

Overweight & Obesity

Childhood stress fuels weight gain in women

When it comes to weight gain for women, childhood stress appears to be a bigger culprit than stress during adulthood, finds a national study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Harsh parenting may harm a child's physical health

(HealthDay)—Harsh parenting may leave more than psychological scars, it might also leave lasting physical problems—such as obesity—even into young adulthood, new research suggests.

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