Just look at how in­creas­ing your daily in­take of fruit and veg­eta­bles from 200g to 800g will ben­e­fit your health:

The Citizen (KZN) - - SPORT -

200g re­duced car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease by 13%; 800g re­duced it by 28% 200g re­duced can­cer by 4%; 800g re­duced it by 13% 200g re­duced pre­ma­ture death 15%; 800g re­duced it by 31% It is quite dif­fi­cult to try and at­tain 10 por­tions of fruit and veg­etable a day es­pe­cially since most peo­ple are not even con­sum­ing four to six por­tions. The strat­egy for you is try and aim for five por­tions a day which is rec­om­mended by the world health or­gan­i­sa­tion and then build from there. Re­searchers have even named the cer­tain types of fruits and veg­eta­bles that you should con­sume.

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