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Via Huffington Post

HuffingtonPostGetting plenty of fruits and vegetables in your breakfast, lunch and dinner could help to protect you from dying early, a new study suggests.

And the effects seemed to be especially pronounced the more servings of produce people ate each day, found researchers from University College London.

The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, included data from 65,000 adults age 35 and older, who participated in health surveys in England between 2001 and 2008. Researchers tracked deaths in this group of participants for an average of 7.5 years; by the end of the monitoring period, 6.7 percent of the participants—or 4,399 people—died.

Keep reading to see how eating more fruits and veggies could help you live longer…

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