Fruit and veg may lower COPD risk

Fruit and veg may lower COPD risk

COPD is Ireland's fourth biggest killer and smoking is the main cause. However, a new study has found that former and current smokers may reduce their risk of the disease if they consume a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is an umbrella term for a number of chronic lung disorders, incl...

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People should eat 10 fruit and veg per day

People should eat 10 fruit and veg per day

Almost eight million premature deaths could be avoided worldwide if people consumed more fruit and vegetables, new research has found. According to the findings, eating 800g of fruit and vegetables every day - that is around 10 portions - could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths globally. UK researchers analysed 95 studies on fr...

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