Sorry, no amount of potato will ever count as one of your five portions of fruit and veg a day.
You need 80g of fresh fruit or veg for one portion, which is about one apple.
Clementines are small, so you need two for 80g.
Avocados are pretty dense, so just half will give you 80g.
One medium peach = at least 80g of peach.
Yes, tinned fruit counts too. Handy for the apocalypse.
Two handfuls should give you about 80g.
It has to be 100% fruit juice, and no matter how much you drink (above the 150ml) it can only count for one portion in total per day.
You need just 30g of dried fruit to count it as a portion.
One tablespoon should be about 30g.
Three whole apricots should be about 30g.
Banana chips are pretty light, so you’ll need a handful to reach the 30g needed for a portion.
80g of veg is one portion, and half a large courgette should give you that.
Two inches should give you about 80g of cucumber.
Mushrooms do count, and 14 button ones should be around 80g.
It’ll depend on the size of the aubergine, but on average you’ll need to eat a third of one to count it as a portion of veg.
Just three heaped tablespoons should give you 80g of peas.
Fresh spinach and other salad leaves are pretty light, so you’ll need a bowlful.
Just one heaped tablespoon of tomato puree counts as a portion because its very concentrated — a handy way to top up your fruit and veg intake.
For a single smoothie to qualify as being two portions, it must contain either one portion of whole fruit and/orvegetable and at least 150ml of a different varietyof 100% fruit and/or vegetable juice ORone portion of whole fruit and/or vegetable and another portion of a different fruit and/or vegetable.Smoothies can only count as a maximum of two portions, even if you drink a whole carton.
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