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The Harvard School of Public Health...

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, the average American consumes only three servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

Even more alarming, the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) reports that over half of all elementary students eat no fruit on any given day and most eat less than one serving of vegetables a day.

Yet the most recent research and the latest dietary guidelines call for nine to eleven servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can help you ward off obesity, heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent some types of cancer, avoid a painful intestinal ailment called diverticulitis, and guard against cataract and macular degeneration, two common causes of vision loss.

What about you? How are you getting the daily recommended nine to eleven servings of fruits and veggies?