Tag Archives: 5 a day

At sixes and sevens

NEW RESEARCH has suggested that five-a-day guideline for fruit and veg consumption should be lifted to seven-a-day. Footprint asked foodservice experts whether it's achievable and, if so, how. Nicky Martin is head of nutrition at Compass Group UK & Ireland   Increasingly fruit and vegetable consumption is hugely important. Ideally we should aim to eat more…
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Lucky number seven

NEW RESEARCH suggests that recommended guidelines for daily frui and veg intake need to increase from five portions to seven. This could be hard to swallow given current intakes.   When it comes to fruit and veg seven is the new five, according to research in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Researchers from University…
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7-a-day keeps the doctor away

A STUDY carried out by University College London has found that eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day is healthier than the currently recommended five.                             After a seven year research project of 65,226 men and women, experts…
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