How to live longer: The ‘right mix’ of fruits and vegetables to boost longevity

This is because different fruit and vegetables contain their own combination of fibre, minerals and other nutrients.

Even vegetables in your favourite takeaway can count towards your five-a-day, but be aware that fast food likely contains added fat, salt and sugar.

This same concern applies to ready meals bought in supermarkets, but you will be able to assess the salt content, for example, on the nutrition label.

Be aware that taking dietary supplements are not part of a person’s five-a-day.


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