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10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death: Double-Up on Fruits and Vegetables

Dec 29, 2017 12:39PM

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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.

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