Tucking into raw vegetables can boost your brain power, according to new research.
Experts said raw fruit and vegetables are better for mental health than those which are cooked, tinned or processed.
Study leader Dr Tamlin Conner, a psychologist at the University of Otago in New Zealand, said health campaigns traditionally focus on the amount of fruit and vegetables people should eat, such as ‘five a day’.
However, the study, in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, found that, for mental health in particular, the way food is prepared and consumed is also important.
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