Eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables protects you and your family from a number of diseases. A life-time habit of eating fruit and vegetable can help prevent: cardiovascular disease, some forms of cancer, overweight and obesity, reduce blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels and improve Diabetes. They are loaded with vitamins and minerals, fibre and other beneficial components.
Fruit and vegetables taste delicious, can be quick and easy to prepare and are great value for money. Choose locally grown and in-season fruit and vegetables for taste and value.
It’s easy to include an extra serve of vegetable in your lunch box.