Fruit and vegetables: foods that wish us well! We all know by now that eating at least five fruit and vegetable portions a day helps us stay healthy and prevents the onset of non-communicable diseases and their attendant woes like diabetes, obesity, heart disease and even some cancers. But do you know why these foods are so wholesome? Because they're brimming over with goodness!
Fruit and vegetables are naturally...
- high in essential nutrients: vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidant
- low in fat
- low in calories
- cholosterol -free