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7 Servings Of Vegetables A Day May Keep Death Away. Adding to the overwhelming evidence that the road to health is paved with plants, a new study in BMJ today finds that consuming seven servings of fruits and vegetables per day reduces one’s death risk considerably. Read more at forbes.com.

Climate change is good for you! Wait: It’s April 1st. Or is it?  I wish we could have made all that up. It would have been a nifty April Fool’s spoof. But sometimes the truth is better. The right-wing Heartland Institute, informed us of a just-released study (PDF) concluding that the benefits of global warming “greatly exceed any plausible estimate of its costs.” It was the product of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change. Read more at greenbiz.com.

Restaurant Marketing Ideas for April. Restaurant owners and operators are always on the lookout for special events they can use in their online and offline marketing efforts. Tax Day, for example, has become an annual favorite as restaurants across the nation step up to offer tax weary Americans a break with special deals and offers. April also serves up many food specific days that can easily be worked into any menu marketing plan. Read more at restaurantnews.com.