We know we’re supposed to eat a healthy mix of foods and most of us try hard to include 5-a-day in our diet. Finding out more about nutritional components can make another positive difference to the kinds of food you choose. Improving your health by understanding more about nutrition may be easier than you think.
|What to eat?||What counts as one portion?|
|All types of vegetables||3 heaped tablespoonfuls|
|Mixed salad||1 desert bowlful|
|Grapefruit/avocado pear/other citrus fruits||1/2 fruit|
|Apples, bananas, oranges||1 medium fruit|
|Plums and similar sized fruit||2 fruits|
|Grapes, cherries, and berries||1 handful|
|Fresh fruit salad, stewed or canned fruit||3 heaped tablespoonfuls|
|Dried fruit (raisins, apricots etc.)||1 tablespoonful|
|100% fruit juice||1 glass (150ml)|
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