EXPRESS • Cancer prevention diet: THIS is what ONE portion of your five a day actually looks like...
The NHS have long recommended people eat five portions a day for maximum health benefits.
However earlier this year it was even suggested in a study by Imperial College London that we aim for ten.
Whatever the final number, experts agree that the majority of us need to up our intake, and that we’ll be rewarded if we do.
“Fruit and vegetables are packed full of vital vitamins and minerals including folic acid, vitamin C and potassium which are important to ensure our bodies are functioning optimally and getting what they need to carry out bodily processes,” said Julian Gaine, nutritionist and creator of MealKitt (www.mealkitt.com).