All nutritionists recommend daily consumption of vegetables and fruits to maintain good heath.
These fruits and vegetables supply a variety of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and various bioactive substances.
Fruits and vegetables are also good source of dietary fibre. The main fibre-rich foods are wholegrain cereals, legumes, fruits and vegetables.
Many of the chemicals in plants (phytochemicals) are not traditionally recognised as nutrients.
However, these phytochemicals are biologically active and have been shown to be capable of reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart diseases, diabetes and hypertension.
Phytochemicals help prevent and interrupt the development of cancer.
Now, the question is “does your daily diet consists of fruits and vegetables?”