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Brits fail fruit and veg target

21st September 2007

A new survey has revealed that almost two thirds of men and women in the UK are failing to eat the five portions of fruit and vegetables each day that are advised for good health.

The report from Cancer Research UK also shows that there are regional variations in the way the nation eats a healthy diet. The government recommends that people eat five portions to help reduce the risk of some cancers, heart disease and other chronic conditions but the charity says the message is not reaching everybody.

 

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