As Australia’s leading grower and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables, Costa is a proud supporter of National Nutrition Week and its promotion of ‘Try for 5’ which seeks to encourage people to the challenge themselves to eat 5 serves of vegetables every day during National Nutrition Week.
The recommended daily intake for people over 4 years of age is around 5 serves of vegetables a day.
As Lucinda Hancock, Accredited Nutritionist and CEO of Nutrition Australia Vic Division noted in announcing National Nutrition Week, “Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants which all help keep our minds and bodies working day-to-day, and reduce our risk of chronic disease in the future.”
Each year National Nutrition Week raises awareness of the role of food on our health, and supports the community to enjoy healthy eating.
To find out more visit the Nutrition Australia website at http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/national/national-nutrition-week/resources