SELF Principle Podcast

How many fruits and vegetables to eat daily based on science.

April 23, 2021 Sean Hashmi, MD Episode 10
SELF Principle Podcast
How many fruits and vegetables to eat daily based on science.
Show Notes

We all know fruits and vegetables are good for our health. But only 1 in 10 adults gets enough of them. Adding to the confusion is the guidelines differ depending on where you live. Australia recommends 8.5 servings per day versus the 2015-2020 USDA guidelines recommend 4.5 servings per day. And should you eat more fruit or more vegetables? Lastly, are some vegetables more effective than others. Let's explore the research on all these questions.