Healthy eating can make a big difference to your health. We can reduce our chances of developing heart diseases by eating a diet that is high in fruit and vegetables. There is mounting evidence that people who eat lots of fruit and vegetables are less likely to develop chronic diseases.
Why are they good for you?
What are the health benefits if I eat enough fruit and vegetables?
Fruit and vegetables also:
The 5 A DAY message highlights the health benefits of getting five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables every day. That's five portions of fruit and veg in total, not five portions of each. 5 A DAY is based on advice from the World Health Organization, which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Five reasons to eat five portions of fruit and veg
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