On carrots and curiosity: eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life.

@article{Conner2015OnCA,
  title={On carrots and curiosity: eating fruit and vegetables is associated with greater flourishing in daily life.},
  author={Tamlin S Conner and Kate L Brookie and Aimee C. Richardson and Maria Anna Polak},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          413-27
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to determine whether eating fruit and vegetables (FV) is associated with other markers of well-being beyond happiness and life satisfaction. Towards this aim, we tested whether FV consumption is associated with greater eudaemonic well-being - a state of flourishing characterized by feelings of engagement, meaning, and purpose in life. We also tested associations with two eudaemonic behaviours - curiosity and creativity. DESIGN Daily diary study across 13 days (micro… CONTINUE READING

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