Fruit and vegetables are the main source of vitamins, minerals, fibre, and antioxidants that are neccessary for good health. Fruits and vegetables also have a low calorie and fat cotent and no cholesterol.
Why do we need to eat fruits and vegetables?
1. Fiber reduces the problem of constipition.
2. Vitamins and minarals help prevent disease.
3. Potassium strengthens muscle function.
4. Antioxodants slow down the ageing process.
In addition, fruits and vegetables can be a nutritious snack for the very reason they are low in fat, low in calories do not contain cholesterol.
Ideally we should have 3-5 helpings of fruits and vegetables a day.
One serving of vegetables