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 Girls with autism diagnosed later than boys 2020-02-26 18:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle How high testosterone levels have different health outcomes for men and women Medical Best first-line treatment for coronavirus might be existing drugs Medical 5 reasons why you need to pee all the time Fitness Clocking 10 000 steps daily alone will not prevent weight gain News Budget Speech 2020: ‘The NHI is protected’ Medical Women's blood pressure rises earlier and faster than men's Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.