5 A DAY

Why is 5 A DAY important, and how can you get your five portions of fruit and veg? Watch the video to find out.

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Why 5 A DAY?

Your 5 A DAY forms part of a healthy, balanced diet, and getting it is easier than you think.

5 A DAY: what counts?

Almost all fruit and vegetables count towards your 5 A DAY, including frozen, canned and dried varieties.

Grow your own veg

Growing your own fruit and vegetables can help you get your 5 A DAY. It's healthy and fun too.

5 A DAY and your family

Cooking for a family, including a fussy eater or two? These tips will help your kids get their 5 A DAY.

5 A DAY on the run

Juggling a hectic work schedule and a busy social life? Here are some easy ways to fit in 5 A DAY.

5 A DAY on a budget

A diet full of fruit and vegetables doesn't have to be expensive. Here's how to get your 5 A DAY and save some money.

5 A DAY tips

A few small changes can help you and your family get the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day.

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