5 A Day

Eating more fruit and veg is important for us all, but how many of us actually manage to eat 5 A DAY?

Fruit and veg are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and fibre which may help reduce the risk of nasty diseases like cancer and heart disease. So it’s important for kids to eat a variety of at least five portions of fruit and veg every day.

Why 5 A DAY?

Fruit and vegetables are part of a balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. That's why it so important that we get enough of them.

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5 A DAY: what counts?

Almost all fruit and vegetables count towards your 5 A DAY, making it easier than you may think to get your recommended amount each day.

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Do you have a question about 5 A DAY? We answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q: Does the fruit and veg have to be fresh?