Surveys show that we do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. The recommendation is 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day.
A significant proportion of the population does not eat fruit or vegetables on a daily basis at all. Remember that fruit and vegetables are also berries, juice, dried fruit, root vegetables (carrots, beets, etc.), and dried legumes. Potatoes are not included.
According to experts, a higher consumption of fruits and vegetables:
According to experts, our intake of fruit and vegetables should occur mainly in connection with meals. Eating a lot of fruit between meals increases the risk of tooth decay.