Diet :: UK failing to eat 5 a day

Nearly two thirds of people across the UK are failing to eat the recommended five daily portions of fruit and vegetables – according to research released today.

Healthy :: The answer to healthy eating on a plate

The Food Standards Agency has launched the ”eatwell plate”, a visual tool that illustrates the types and proportions of foods that make up a balanced diet. It updates the previous illustrative model, the ”Balance of Good Health”.

Heart :: Omega-3 Fatty Acids – A Way to Improve Heart Health

While a heart-healthy diet has become synonymous with plenty of fruits and vegetables and little fat and cholesterol, there’s more to the story. Omega-3 fatty acids should be part of a heart-healthy diet, too, according to the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter.

Diet :: Back to school with 5 a day

The number of children achieving their 5 A DAY target has increased by 13% in 2 years according to a report out by the UK Department of Health. The Further Evaluation of The School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme, launched in the week when millions of children are about to begin a new school year, shows that the scheme is working and could contribute to a reduction of heart disease, stroke and cancer later in life.

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