Fruit and veg are on the menu for Glas­gow fam­i­lies

The Scotsman - - Around Scotland -

Most Glas­gow fam­i­lies do not know how much fruit and veg­eta­bles should be eaten each day, a ma­jor char­ity ini­tia­tive has found.

A sur­vey com­mis­sioned by Di­a­betes UK, the Bri­tish Heart Foun­da­tion (BHF) and Tesco found that while the five-a-day day mes­sage was very fa­mil­iar, only 19 per cent of peo­ple knew what one por­tion of fruit and veg should look like.

Aseriesofroad­showswill visit Glas­gow’s Buchanan Gal­leries on 15-16 Novem­ber to help peo­ple un­der­stand that one hand­ful of fruit and veg is ap­prox­i­mately one por­tion.


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