Diets rich in a variety of fruit and vegetables lower the risk of some diseases, says Ursula Arens, registered dietician and spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association. 'They give you a variety of nutrients, including vitamin C and fibre, plus flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties.' Theyre also good for blood pressure, as theyre high in vitamins and potassium, and low in sodium.Timesaver:
Try tinned and dried fruit, veg and pulses, and smoothies or fruit juice.
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