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Daily fruits and veggies may lower risk of death
Daily fruits and veggies may lower risk of death (August 6, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From China - According to a new meta-analysis published by BMJ, 5 daily servings of fruits and vegetables may be enough to substantially reduce risk of death. Comprised of 16 studies and over 800,000 people, the analysis found a 5% reduction in all cause mortality for each additional serving of fruit and vegetables. This reduction tapered off around 5 servings however. For cardiovascular mortality in particular they found a 4% reduction in risk per serving, while there was not appreciable decrease in risk for cancer mortality.
 
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