The Benefit Of Consuming Five Servings of Fruits & Vegetables A Day

Monday, March 7, 2011

1. Protected from various diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and digestive disorders.

Surveys in the United States that the risk of cardiovascular disease can be reduced if you consume more than 3 servings of fruits and vegetables. World Cancer Research Agency also estimates the risk of all cancers can be reduced up to 20% by eating up to 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables. Studies also show high-fiber foods help us avoid diabetes and colon cancer. Furthermore, it is said that this type of cancer is very rarely found in countries that their traditional diet consisting mainly of food Cereal, fruit and vegetables.

2. Being overweight,away by itself.

This is because fruits and vegetables have low enough in calories. Fruits and vegetables are fat-free foods, even if fat is fat is good for our health. By consuming more vegetables and fruit every day there is a decrease in calorie intake makes the body burn fat calories in our bodies when we spend more than the calories the food intake.

3. Weight control.

High in fiber than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables cause us to feel full so that we do not eat high-calorie snacks and our weight was controlled.

4. Smooth digestion every day.

The high fiber vegetables in 5 servings of fruits and vegetables cause metabolic process work smoothly. Defecation process was easy. Dirt that came out not too hard and our bodies healthy. We avoid hemorrhoids disease, or for those who already have problems with hemorrhoids, can avoid a more severe condition (enlarged or bleeding).

5. The body becomes more fresh and energetic.

Many contain vitamins and minerals in fruits and vegetables making body. Our fresh and energetic so we were spared from viral infection such as influenza or other bacterial attack. We also know that the fruit is necessary for the recovery or the recovery period after suffering from illness. Therefore, it has become a habit to bring the fruits when we visit relatives or friends who are sick.
So now, just ask to your self :
How healthy is your diet ?
Have you consume 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day?
Is your refrigerator already contain vegetables and fruit as a snack when you're hungry? What is your favorite fruit and your favorite vegetable ?

Hope you can start to eat more fruits and vegetables in a day from now on.
Happy diet  :)                                                                    


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