New study shows fruit and veg consumption can improve mental health
A new study, from the University of Leeds has found a positive association between the quantity of fruit and vegetables consumed and people's self reported well being.
The findings indicate that eating just one extra portion of fruit or veg a day could have an equivalent effect on mental well-being as around 8 extra days of walking a month (for at least 10 minutes at a time).
Find out more here.
In other news ...
As we head into our busiest time of the year, we're looking for a bunch of enthusiastic volunteers to help us deliver lots of cooking and food growing sessions in schools across London.
Students from 22 primary schools across London gathered in Borough Market last week for a session in seed sowing and market trader training as part of our Young Marketeers programme.
Young Food Ambassadors from across the country joined Dame Emma Thompson at Westminster to call for urgent political action on child food insecurity.