Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 17 July 2017 10 helpings of fruit and veg a day When it comes to fruit and veg, the more you eat, the better your chances of good health and longevity. Nutritional experts often recommend five portions of fruit and vegetables per day, but a new British study suggests that ten helpings is significantly better. Researchers from Imperial College London found that including 800g of vegies and fruit in your daily diet may result in a 33% reduction in the risk of stroke, a 28% decrease in the risk of cardiovascular disease and a 24% lower rate of heart disease. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X The 12 best natural remedies for a cough, according to doctors 2019-09-08 21:00 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Can rooibos tea really help you to lose weight? Lifestyle WATCH: How your period is making other people rich Medical Does a salt water gargle do anything for a sore throat or nah? Lifestyle Smartphones may leak more radiation than expected Medical 6 foods that can cause inflammation Diet and nutrition Fighting stunting and obesity with food Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.