7 or More Servings Reduces Risk of Death by 42%

//7 or More Servings Reduces Risk of Death by 42%

7 or More Servings Reduces Risk of Death by 42%

header_safeNew Study Shows Eating 7 or More Servings Reduces Risk of Death by 42%

A new peer reviewed study out of the University College of London showed that people who ate seven or more servings

[of fruits and vegetables] per day reduced their risk of death by 42%. Consuming that many servings reduced the risk of death by cancer by 25% and heart disease by 31%. This was not a small study – the scientists studied the eating habits of over 65,000 people from 2001 to 2013.

Read more from the Alliance for Food and Farming here.

Learn more about the study by University College London here.

By | 2016-10-19T11:02:37-04:00 April 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

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