Kevan Christie: Five-a-day sounds catchy but it still hasn’t caught on

Source: The Scotsman

Date: 05-October-2017

The debate surrounding how many portions of fruit and vegetables we are supposed to eat on a daily basis has intensified with the release of the Scottish Health Survey’s 2016 results – consumption of fruit and vegetables is reportedly at it’s lowest level since 2003.

The Scottish Government are welcoming the fact that there is an increase in the number of children who are physically active, in part due to programs such as making Scotland the World’s first “Daily Mile nation”. However, we still have work to be done in ‘growing’ higher levels of food and vegetable consumption.

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