Seven fruit and vegetables a day will keep you alive longer
To avoid health complications further on in life, mainstream media is echoing nutritional health advice to the nation that 5 a day is not enough and 7 is the main figure.
A study of 65,226 men and women indicated the more fruit and vegetables people ate, the less likely they were to die - at any given age. Seven a day cut the risk of dying from cancer and heart disease.
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