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Posted on: 20-08-14
Double your Fruits and Vegetable intake

The World Health Organisation(WHO) suggests a minimum recommendation of a total of five servings as per a study.
The total intake of fruits and vegetables in the Asian countries including India is found to be not very healthy. It is found to be pretty dismal.
Adults who consumed more than five or five daily servings of fruits and vegetables. They found that adults consuming five or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had two to six times the average intake of phytonutrients of adults consuming fewer than five servings per day.

While specific recommendations for phytonutrient consumption levels have not yet been established uniformly worldwide, a growing body of research suggests that eating foods rich in phytonutrients may provide a range of health benefits, from promoting eye, bone and heart health, to supporting immune and brain function.

They found that adults consuming five or more daily servings of fruits and vegetables had two to six times the average intake of phytonutrients of adults consuming fewer than five servings per day.

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