5 A Day the easy way

Research shows that when it comes to fruit and veg, most of us don’t manage to eat 5 A Day. Get into the 5 a day habit with these easy tips and recipes…

 What is 5 a day?

5 A Day is a government health message based on advice from the World Health Organisation, which recommends adults eat a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day. Why? Well, for a start, the government suggests that it can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers.

 Eat your way to 5 a day

Oranges

Find clever ways to fit 5 A Day into your breakfast, lunch and dinner with these simple tips and delicious recipes.

5 A Day tips

Kids and 5 A Day

Sushi

Whether your little ones love their fruit and veg or not, these clever ideas for snacks and midweek meals will get them eating 5 A Day in no time!

Help kids eat their 5 A Day

How do I eat a balanced diet?

Salmon and vegetables meal

5 A Day is just one part of eating healthily. It’s also important to eat a balanced diet, including a variety of food groups, based on the Eatwell plate.

Find out how to create a balanced diet

Healthier snacks

Berries dipped in yoghurt

Snacking can be healthy if you choose the right snacks. Follow some of these quick and convenient ideas for good snacks on the go.

How to snack healthier