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Why are Fruit and Vegetable so important for your health?

The prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases is increasing in industrialized countries. The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest dietary models that currently exist. It successfully combines pleasant taste and healthy dietary habits, including high consumption of vegetables and fresh fruits.

 

Know more about the Mediterranean diet and the bioactive compounds in fruits and vegetablesioactive compounds in fruits and vegetables

 

Study on the consumption of F & V in 7 European countries

shopping fruit legumes dans supermarchéSeptember 2017 

Find here a Study on the consumption of F&V in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, UK, France and Spain conducted by Kantar TNS on behalf of Fruit and Vegetable Norway (Stiftelsen Opplysningskontoret for frukt og grønt - OFG)

The survey in short :
Sample: National representative sample in each country, age 18 years +
1000 interviews per country.
 
Share of people who consume at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables on a daily basis (among the 7 countries of the study) :
  • UK : 39,7 %
  • France : 34,8%
  • Spain : 29,3%
  • Norway : 23,9%
  • Finland : 22,9%
  • Sweden : 19,3%
  • Denmark : 18,2 %

Read the summary of the study.

 

 

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