1.4 What about ten a day?
A recent study found that having ten portions of fruit and vegetable a day considerably reduced the risks of developing long-term conditions such as heart disease, stroke and cancer. You might think the evidence and advice is getting a bit confusing. Read the following article and make up your mind.
Read the article(NHS Choices, 2017) and make up your mind.
You could argue that most people don’t even manage to eat five portions a day, although that is a reasonable aspiration. But eating seven portions, let alone ten, might seem impossible, so they might just ignore the advice completely.