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‘5 a day’ still might not be enough fruit and vegetables

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Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, but it turns out that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than fruit.

Might the new call be for at least seven a day?

“We found a strong inverse relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality,” the researchers reported recently in the Journal of Epidemiology…

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