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eating 5 vegetables a day

When people say you need to eat 5 vegetables, do they mean 5 different kind of vegetables or are they talking about how many you have to eat like 5 broccoli.
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Original post by verderapscallion
When people say you need to eat 5 vegetables, do they mean 5 different kind of vegetables or are they talking about how many you have to eat like 5 broccoli.
It's fruit and veg but yes, 5 different types is best.

A portion varies https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/5-a-day/portion-sizes/
Original post by verderapscallion
When people say you need to eat 5 vegetables, do they mean 5 different kind of vegetables or are they talking about how many you have to eat like 5 broccoli.
I think it means 5 different types to get all the nutrients needed

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