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How Many Fruit and Vegetables Should We Eat Daily?

Should We Have 10 Daily Servings of Fruit & Veg?

How many fruit and vegetables should we be eating daily? Well the World Health Organisation back in 2003 recommended 5 portions a day, however more recent studies show that perhaps 10 would be better which is double the recommended amount in the UK. 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This amount is the equivalent of 10 x 80g (800g) daily servings of fruit and vegetables as represented in the image and associated with a:

  • 24% reduced risk of heart disease
  • 33% reduced risk of stroke
  • 28% reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  • 13% reduced risk of total cancer
  • 31% reduction in premature deaths.

Furthermore, a healthy helping of fruit and vegetables can help boost your immune system and prevent and fight off viruses and infections.

Are you having enough fruit and vegetables each day? If not, we can help. Order a pack of our Immune Boost sachets along with some nutritious toppings to help strengthen your immunity.

Our tasty and nutritious Immune Boost Porridge is packed full of fruit, vegetables and superfoods and personalised to suit your taste and nutrition needs. Taking preventative measures to bolster your immune system is the sensible thing to do.

Sources:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/23/five-day-10-portions-fruit-veg-cut-early-death

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/fruit-vegetables-how-many-per-day-nutrition-vitamins-diet-a8943466.html

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/why-5-a-day/

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