Eating fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk

Have you or your family members ever been told your at risk for lung disease? Well I have some helpful news you’ll love to read about. Eating a wide range of fruits, and vegetables, have been medically proven to reduce your chance of lung disease. So the next time your deciding between a banana or cereal for breakfast, why not just have both!

Key Takeaways:

  • Eating a range of fruits and vegetables has many healthy benefits, like maintain healthy blood pressure and reduce cancer risk.
  • Studies show that consuming fruit and vegetables might also protect lung health.
  • Green leafy vegetables, peppers, apples, and pears had the strongest influence on reducing COPD risk.

“Each extra serving of fruits and vegetables was associated with a 4 percent lower risk of COPD in former smokers and an 8 percent lower risk in current smokers.”