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Eat More Fruits and Vegetables | Men’s Health

When it comes  to eating your fruits and vegetables, seven really is a lucky number. Eating at least that many servings a day is associated with a 42 percent lower risk of death from any cause, according to a new British study. Researchers analyzed lifestyle data for more than 65,000 Brits over the age of […]

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Top 5 Spring Vegetables

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is beneficial for lots of reasons, and new research suggests more servings of these foods may help you live longer, too. In a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, eating seven or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day was linked to a 42 […]

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Why You Should Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

The increased consumption of fruits and vegetables has been consistently shown to reduce the incidence of many types of chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. These superfoods are extremely high in nutrients like B and C vitamins, carotenoids, phytochemicals like lycopene, and anthrocyanidins. These chemicals have been known to reduce the risk […]

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Colors of Health campaign seeks retail impact

A new color-guided, goal-oriented fruit and vegetable marketing initiative, introduced by John Sauve and David Swardlick of the Portland, Maine-based Food and Wellness Group, is called The Colors of Health. The private-sector program is designed to actively engage people in buying and eating 5 cups per day of a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables […]

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Plant-Rich Diet, Longevity Linked Again

New evidence backs up the advice of generations of moms (“eat your vegetables”) and journalist/food activist Michael Pollan, who has told the world to “eat food, not too much, mostly plants.” A population-based observational study conducted in England found a “robust inverse association” between fruit and vegetable consumption and death from all causes, including cancer […]

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