Eating fruit, vegetables and whole grains reduce the risk of depression and stroke
Many studies show that eating vegetables, fruit and whole grains can reduce depression and help in the work of the brain. Most of these foods are naturally low in fats and calories. Vegetables are important source of many nutrients, including vitamins, such as vitamin C and vitamin A, potassium, folic acid etc.
Here we’ll make a short list of the diseases that can be prevented by eating balanced diet and food rich in vegetables, fruits and whole grains:
Cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack
Some types of cancer
Consumption of foods rich in viscous fibers, which can be found in many fruits and vegetables, can reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes type 2 and gut microbiota
Eating vegetables and fruits rich in potassium can lower the blood pressure and reduce the risk of development of kidney stones.