September 30, 2013

Live Longer By Eating Your Vegetables Every Day

A new epidemiological study from a team of European researchers showed that eating about 1.25 pounds of fruits and veggies per day cuts your risk of mortality by 10% and gives you another 1.1 years of life, compared to eating less than a half of a pound of the good stuff. And for every 7 ounces you add, cut another 6% off your overall mortality risk. This healthy intake particularly cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers also found that raw veggies upped the positive impact with a 16% reduction in mortality.

[ Read the Article: Want To Live Longer? It’s Easy – Eat Your Fruits And Veggies! ]

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