We all have our favourite fruit or favourite veg – some people even have their not so favourite-
but there is one thing that is clear – we know what we like and are all trying hard to ensure we do
our best to eat at least 5 a day!

Fruit & VegHere we show some of the main reasons we should be keeping our intake target up with the number 5- at least!

  • they taste great!
  • their colour & texture. Fruits and veggies add colour, texture … and appeal … to your plate
  • their convenience. Nutritious in any form – fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, so they’re ready when you are!
  • their fibre content. Fruits and veggies provide fibre that helps fill you up and keeps your digestive
    system happy
  • they are low in calories. Fruits and veggies are naturally low in calories.
  • they may help to reduce the risk of disease . Eating plenty of fruits and veggies may help reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.
  • they are full of vitamins & minerals. Fruits and veggies are rich in vitamins and minerals that help you feel
    healthy and energized
  • so many varieties. Fruits and veggies are available in an almost infinite variety…there’s always
    something new to try!
  • they are deal as a quick, natural snack. Fruits and veggies are nature’s treat and easy to grab for a snack.
  • fun to eat! Some crunch, some squirt, some you peel … some you don’t, and some grow
    right in your own backyard!