Fruit and vegetables can be used in so many ways – fresh, frozen, dried and canned without added sugars or salt all count towards your 5-a-day. And remember to look for them when they are in season as they will probably be on promotion in store – helping look after your purse too!
Eat your greens... and your reds, oranges, purples...to get the most benefit of obtaining different combinations of nutrients. Fruit and vegetables are heroes of the food groups because they’re full of vitamins and minerals.
Eating a variety of different coloured fruits and vegetables every day is the simplest way to enjoy a healthy balanced diet. That’s because each of the groups get their colour from a different combination of nutrients and natural substances. Which means more natural goodness in our diets.
Satisfy your sweet tooth naturally with fruit and enjoy vegetables at each meal or snack. Here’s an easy guide to what can count as a 5-a-day portion…