When it comes to eating healthy, we all know that we should eat a number of fruits and vegetables each day. The number of vegetables that we need to each day depends on your sex, your age, and how much physical activity you get each day.
Children who are from two to three years old will need about a cup of vegetables each day. Children aged four to eight need about one and a half cups a day. Girls aged nine to thirteen needs to have about two cups a day and from fourteen to eighteen need about two and a half cups a day. Women from nineteen to fifty years old need to have about two and a half cups of vegetables a day. Over the age of 51, women will need to eat about two cups of veggies a day.
Boys aged nine to thirteen need about two and a half cups of veggies a day and from fourteen to eighteen boys need about three cups. From nineteen to fifty years old men need about three cups of vegetables today and after the age of 51 men need about two and a half cups a day.
These are the recommended amounts of vegetables for those who get less than 30 minutes of exercise each day. People who are more active than this will need to consume more vegetables each day while they stay within their calorie needs.
Overall, eating two to three servings of vegetables a day is recommended for people of all ages. Vegetables are high in nutrients and are needed in order to keep your body healthy. A variety of vegetables should be consumed in order to get the most benefits overall.