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How Many Fruits & Vegetables Do You Really Need?

Some experts are now calling for seven servings of vegetables each day, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. Research indicates that only about 25 percent of Americans eat three or more servings of vegetables daily, despite the fact that eating seven or more servings of veggies leads to a 42 percent reduction in risk of death, including 31 percent from heart disease or stroke, and 25 percent from cancer. While most Americans are failing to consume their daily quota of produce, (particularly vegetables) studies are showing that the more vegetables we eat, the better.

Read the article published in the Los Angeles Times.