Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Mama Says to Eat Your Veggies: How Much Fruit and Vegetables You Should Eat Every Day

Subjects aged 45-79 with no known cancer or cardiovascular disease were found to live 14 years longer on average if they refrain from smoking, are physically active, drink alcohol in moderation and eat at least 5 servings of fruit and veggies a day.

(Study of 20,000 participants from Norfolk, England)

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1 comment:

Diane J Standiford said...

And don't be fooled by juice drinks that promise, "100% daily fruits/vegs" PER SERVING, check the serving size, it may meam you have to drink SIX cans to get the 100%---fresh, steamed veggies go a long way! And of course, "An apple a day..."