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USDA: 9 Fruits and Veggies a Day

How many fruits and veggies do you need every day?

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the average person should now get 9 servings of fruits and veggies per day. This is up from the previous recommendation of five (then seven) such servings a day.

Why this many?

"Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you ward off heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure, 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." - Harvard School of Public Health

Yet, the average American gets a total of just three servings of fruits and vegetables a day.

You may be thinking, "How can I possibly eat nine fruits and veggies a day? Am I supposed to get up in the middle of the night and snack on carrots?"

That's why there's BarleyLife Xtra. It's a quick and easy way for you and your kids to get your fruits and veggies every day, plus a whole lot more.

If you know you should eat more fruits and veggies every day, but don't because you're busy, then the eighteen fruits and vegetables in BarleyLife Xtra may be what you're looking for.

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