What constitutes your ‘five a day’?
A few options for your daily portions of fruit and veg
We all know that we should eat at least five portions of fruit and veg a day, but sometimes this seems to be a difficult task. Well, the truth is it’s really not! Eating five a day is a realistic and achievable goal for everyone.
To prove it to you, here are 10 great examples of what ‘one portion of fruit or veg’ actually consists of:
One pear = one portion
One banana = one portion
One apple = one portion
One orange = one portion
22 grapes = one portion
One standard tomato = one portion
10 mushrooms = one portion
16 raspberries = one portion
6cm (2.4in) slice of cucumber = one portion
One carrot = one portion
Hopefully, most of us already follow the ‘five-a-day’ rule on a day-to-day basis — but for those who don’t, we’ve shown how simple it really is — so now there’s no excuse!
By eating the ‘fab five’ each day, you’ll be on your way to a much happier and healthier lifestyle!