Fruits, Vegetables Consumption Results in Healthy Glow

by Sheela Philomena on  January 14, 2011 at 10:15 AM Diet & Nutrition News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

Eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables gives you a more healthy golden glow than the sun, say scientists.
 Fruits, Vegetables Consumption Results in Healthy Glow
Fruits, Vegetables Consumption Results in Healthy Glow

Their research has shown that men and women whose skin has a yellow glow are thought to be particularly attractive and healthy - and yellow pigments called carotenoids, found in certain fruit and vegetables play a key role in giving the skin that hue.

Study's co-author Ian Stephen said that just two months of increased consumption could produce visible results.

It could lead to new strategies for encouraging the young to eat more fruit and vegetables, he said.

"Telling people they might have a heart attack in 40 years' time if they don't eat more healthily is one thing," the Daily Mail quoted him as telling The Grocer magazine.

"What we can do is say, "This is what you could look in a couple of months if you increased your fruit and veg intake",' he added.

As part of the study by St Andrews and Bristol universities, 40 volunteers rated 51 Scottish Caucasian faces for healthiness and attractiveness.

Source: ANI

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Related Links

More News on:

Why Do We Eat - Nutrition Facts Diet Lifestyle and Heart Disease The Acid-Alkaline balance, Diet and Health Acid Base Dietary Balance and its Influence on Our Health and Wellbeing Health benefits of bananas Nutritional Guard - Bottle Gourd Snake Gourd Glory Radish - A Bountiful of Nutrition Brand-Food Rules for the New Year Moringa 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive