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The findings could be used by health professionals to persuade people to consume more fruits and vegetables.Dr Redzo Mujcic, research fellow at the University of Queensland, said: "Perhaps our results will be more effective than traditional messages in convincing people to have a healthy diet.
The study involved an examination of longitudinal food diaries of 12,385 randomly sampled Australian adults over 2007, 2009, and 2013 in the Household, Income, and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey.
People's motivation to eat healthy food is weakened by the fact that physical-health benefits, such as protecting against cancer, accrue decades later.
However, well-being improvements from increased consumption of fruit and vegetables are closer to immediate." The work is a collaboration between the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia.
Cancer The study followed more than 12,000 randomly selected people.
These subjects kept food diaries and had their psychological well-being measured.