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Why to Enjoy Fresh
While most of us are aware that eating fruit and vegetables is important for a healthy diet, we are not always translating our good intentions into actions: Fruit and vegetable consumption is declining; obesity is on the rise; and many people are replacing fruit and vegetables with high-calorie foods. Meanwhile, science behind the health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables has grown stronger. Read more on www.enjoyfresh.eu.
Indeed, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) it is recommended to intake a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables per day (excluding potatoes and other starchy tubers) for the prevention of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity, as well as for the prevention and alleviation of several micronutrient deficiencies.
If you want to learn more about the topic, have a look on our dedicated section on our Enjoy Fresh website.
Fresh fruit and vegetables offer a wide range of tasty and nutritious categories and are for everyone a perfect match: Countless tastes and smells, exotics from around the world or produce coming directly from your region, easy to prepare or to try it out once you want to prepare a culinary highlight.
To learn more about the various categories, what a valuable contribution they make to your daily diet and much more visit our Product Almanac. Whether you are already an expert or a “greenhorn”, there is something to discover for everyone!
A number of programs have been started in various countries all around the globe to encourage the consumption of fruit and vegetables each day and to promote the pleasure it makes. They are carried out under different names, but most widely known is probably the “5 A Day” campaign (eating at least five portions of f&v per day). However, the general message is in a lot of countries transformed into other campaign names, such as “2x2” in the Netherlands, “3x3” in Hungary or “6 om dagen” in Denmark.
To find out more what happens in your own country and to see what others are doing around the word have a look on our overview about the “5 a day” and the-like campaigns in Europe and beyond on the respective websites of the initiatives.
Often they also provide tips on how to have fun with fresh produce and bring it closer to your kids, so just have a look on your own!