Twin Cities Edition

10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

Double-Up on Fruits and Vegetables

Gts/Shutterstock.com

Researchers at the Imperial College London say that five servings of fruits and vegetables is a good start, but more is better. After conducting a worldwide meta-analysis of 2 million people that compared early mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and cancer, they recommend eating at least 10 three-ounce vegetable and fruit servings per day, which could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths each year.


This article appears in the January 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

New Colon Hydrotherapy Center Opens in Lakeville

The Soma Serenity Center, offering colon hydrotherapy, opened this March, in Lakeville. The center is owned and managed by Phoenix Galban, a colon hydrotherapist, and is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and by appointment on weekends.

Letter from the Publishers

This April we focus on Climate Health Updates and Healthy Homes. According to the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, the eight elements that promote a healthy home consist of having a residence that is dry, clean, safe, well ventilated, pest-free, contaminant-free, well maintained and energy efficient.

Ladies Night Out at International Village in Bloomington

The businesses at the International Village Professional Building, in Bloomington, are hosting a Ladies Night Out, 6 to 8:30 p.m., April 19. Featuring more than 20 local vendors, live music, food and health screenings, the proceeds from this annual event benefit Gilda’s Club Twin Cities, located in Minnetonka, a nonprofit cancer support community founded in memory of Gilda Radner, comedienne and actress from Saturday Night Live.

Brave Endeavors Retreat May 4 – 6

Composure Coaching announces the next Brave Endeavors Retreat will be held from May 4 to 6, at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge, in Deerwood.

Hawaiian-Style Massage and Healing Arts Workshop Coming in May

An opportunity to learn Lomilomi, an ancient healing form of massage that originated in Hawaii, begins May 3 at Henderson Healing Hub, in Henderson.

Add your comment: