Eating seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day - two more than currently recommended - helps you live longer, claim researchers. A new study shows that more fruit and veg slashes the risk of premature death by 42 per cent, compared with less than one helping a day. Boosting consumption cuts the chances of dying from cancer by a quarter and heart-related deaths by one third. Full story >>
Veg (rhymes with 'edge') is an abbreviation for vegetables. • You could use plenty of leftover veg in this delicious ham salad recipe.