Home Videos Photos

Study Shows 5 Fruits And Veggies A Day Not Enough

| Filed under: FoodHealth

Study Shows 5 Fruits And Veggies A Day Not Enough

We have some tough news to deliver: You’re probably not getting enough fruits and veggies.

Researchers in Europe found that people may need at least eight servings of vegetables a day (vs. the now recommended five) to cut the risk of heart disease significantly.

The study found that eating 8 servings a day will cut your risk of heart disease by 22%, and that each fruit or veggie you eat can cut it by 4%.

So we know that everyone is probably already struggling to get their daily fruits and veggies, but here’s the good news — most fruits and almost all vegetables are low in calories, so eating more won’t bust your diet.

Trying eating an apple for a midday snack, or try some carrots. If you’re feeling adventurous, bite into green pepper!

[Image via AP Images.]

Tags: , , ,

Top Ten Worst Pies!
6 Celebs With Cleft Lips!!!
A Guide To Living Your Life Like Shailene Woodley!!
7 Celebrity Recipes That Look AWFUL!
10 Celebrities Who Are Masters In The Kitchen!
It's Pi Day!! Watch 16 Celebrities Getting Pies To The Face In Honor Of This Momentous Day!

Comments are closed.