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How Important Fruits and Vegetables for Health?

Do you remember the slogan four of five perfectly healthy nutrition? The sentence seems to no longer be the focus of attention. Though the two in between, namely fruits and vegetables can provide tremendous impact on health.
According to WHO, as many as 93.6 percent of Indonesia’s population aged over 10 years, in the category of eating less fruit and vegetables.
“Most people still view that the role of fruit and vegetables only as a complement. This then causes people often do not eat regularly,” says clinical nutrition specialist, Dr.dr. Fiastuti Witjaksono, in the event Zespri Media Workshop held at Ecopark, Ancol.
Fact: fruits and vegetables rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes, and water that is not found in food products or supplements. If these two nutrients consumed regularly, can prevent and reduce the risk of developing the disease.
“Lack of fruit and vegetable intake can lead to the risk of gastrointestinal cancer deaths by 14 percent, coronary heart disease by 11 percent, and deaths from stroke by nine per cent,” said Fiastuti.
Therefore, to avoid or prevent undesirable, it is better if you start eating two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day on a regular basis.

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How dose Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Suggested Every Day?

Dosages eating fruits and vegetables is essential for good health is always awake. Eating with the right dose will improve the quality of your health.
Dosage is important in order to be able to feel an immediate benefit from what has been eaten. Known as the fruit-vegetable food is nutritionally complete and vitamins for one’s health. Thus, a good dose needed to support health in a long time.
Below are some recommendations from Dr.dr. Fiastuti Witjaksono, MSc. MS. Sp.GK, a nutrition expert from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia. in which of these recommendations you can make your choice to get a healthy body in the long run.
As a guide, that all doses below the food using a medium-size bowl for one serving of fruit and vegetable. Here’s the full guide.
2-Eating 5 fruits and vegetables per day, according to The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
-Consume 8 prosi or 4.5 mengkuk of various types of fruits and vegetables per day, on the advice of the American Heart Association.
-Eating 400 grams of fruit and vegetables per day, as recommended by the World Health Organization and Food Agriculture Organization.
-Eat 2 to 4 servings of vegetables and 3 to 5 servings of vegetables per day, according to the USDA’s Food Guide Pyramide.
-Eat 3 to 5 servings of vegetables and 2 to 3 servings, as recommended guidelines Balanced Nutrition, Health Law No.. 36, 2009.