Topic 2 Fruits, vegetables, and legumes

Vegetables and Fruits contain high amounts of

  • Vitamin C, Vit. A, Folic acid, Polyphenols, and Minerals like Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium
    • These vitamins and compounds boost immunity, vision, and prevent cardiovascular disease
  • Fiber
    • Healthy gut and reduces risk of disease

Legumes

High in protein and fiber, making it great meat alternative

Own category because so protein rich!

Vegetables and Legumes Recommendations

It is recommended to eat:

5 portions of fruits and vegetables daily

3 portions of legumes weekly