1) Our mental state of well-being appears to be higher in summer time than fall, according to a study. In addition, our mental state is associated dynamically with other factors such as diet, sleep quality, exercise and seasonal changes.
2) The study concluded that having a good quality diet contribute to mental well-being. Good sleep quality also contributes to mental well-being, as well as better diet quality and exercise frequency.
3) Seasonal changes can impact mental health and diet quality. People tend to be less mentally stressed during the summer compare to the fall. Seasonal changes can also affect changes in diet quality and mental well-being.
The study was done by researchers from Binghamton University and published in the Journal of Affective Disorders Reports.
Journal Source: Journal of Affective Disorders Reports
Dynamic associations between daily alternate healthy eating index, exercise, sleep, seasonal change and mental distress among young and mature men and women
Volume 5, July 2021