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Personalities more likely to eat their greens

A new study may indicate that our personality plays into our eating habits. Young adults who are open and extroverted tend to eat more fruits and vegetables.

The personality trait of “openess to experience” was the lead predictor of higher fruit and vegetable consumption.

The second highest personality trait predictor was being more extroverted and the third a higher conscientiousness.

Their personalities making them more willing to try new fruit and vegetables or brave enough to keep experimenting with the ones they don’t initially like.

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00119/full