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Five A Day

For several years the UK government has been pushing for UK folk to eat five or more portions of fruit and veg a day. Everywhere we look we are told to do so, and thankfully now supermarkets have started stating the number of “portions” on some packaging. 586 more words

Easy on the juice!

The five a day recommendation is a well known, well advertised campaign to get people eating more fruit and veg.

This sounds like a great campaign initially and well meaning – many people don’t eat enough veg, that’s clear! 341 more words


Squeezing the truth out of hidden sugars in children's juices

Fruit juice should be banned from the list of healthy things to eat as part of the recommended ‘five a day’, because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners. 193 more words

Fitness News

Breakfast made easy

I’ve always struggled with breakfast.  I want something quick and easy but also healthy.  I’ve gone through many different breakfasts in the past from avocado on toast, marmite on toast, eggs on toast – pretty much anything and everything on toast. 297 more words

Autumn Veg Picking

A couple of weeks ago, whilst battling with flu, before Jack started at nursery, we went back to Malt Kiln Farm to do some vegetable (and more fruit!) picking. 312 more words

Out And About

Roasted Chickpeas

If like me, you are addicted to savoury foods then this is the snack for you!! I
would advise always having a few tins of chickpeas in your press as its just too easy to reach for a bag of crisps haha :) these are so yummy and guilt free and also 1 of your 5 a day! 84 more words

Healthy Food

Forget Five a Day!

Our vegetable garden has been amazing this year, with the warm weather continuing even the green beans are cropping again. Last night I cooked a delicious tray of roasted vegetables for dinner, beetroot, parsnips, carrots, red peppers, butternut squash, onion and garlic, along with a few left-over sauteed potatoes We had… 27 more words

From The Veg Patch