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People who did more physical activity since childhood consume more fruit and vegetables



Regular physical activity since childhood is linked to a higher consumption of fruit and vegetables than people with lower physical activity or persistent inactivity levels. A researcher from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland who analyzed the data contained in a Finnish national study is of this opinion.

The same data shows, among other things, that the consumption of fruit and vegetables in Finland has increased during this century, as stated by Irinja Lounassalo, a PhD student at the aforementioned Finnish University that carried out the study. The same data suggested that men who reduced their level of physical activity showed a higher consumption of fruit and vegetables than their peers who had been less active until adulthood.

It follows that a reduction in physical activity in leisure time may be linked to an additional health risk resulting from a diet too low in fruit and vegetables.

“In health guidance, it would be important to recognise that these two health behaviours could facilitate each other,” explains Lounassalo, a doctoral candidate at the University of Jyväskylä. “For example, when you aim to increase a person’s level of activity, improving the quality of the diet at the same time could happen quite naturally. This could be a way to promote more holistic wellness.”

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