Published on the 25th Feb, 2014 by Azmina
Here’s the article I wrote with Yoga Bugs (May 2013)…
Do you cook and shop for a household, including a fussy eater or two?
It’s easier than you might think to ensure everyone gets five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. There are many ways to introduce more fruit and vegetables into your family’s diet. The wider the variety of fruit and vegetables you eat, the better. Dietitian Azmina Govindji gives a few simple tips to get you started.
Think about your day
There are 5 A DAY opportunities throughout your family’s day.
“Not all those opportunities are immediately obvious,” says Govindji. “A cooked breakfast, for example, can give you several portions if you have grilled mushrooms, baked beans, grilled tomatoes and a glass of unsweetened 100% fruit juice.”
If you have cereal or porridge for breakfast, add some fruit, such as sliced bananas, strawberries or sultanas.
Govindji highlights some other 5 A DAY opportunities: (more…)