Only about 15 percent of men and 13–14 per cent of women are getting their two serves of fruit and five of veg a day.
If you need extra incentive consider this: many types of fruit and veg contain compounds that help to slow the spread of cancer, according to a new study. These include the well-known lycopene and curcumin and others including glucosinolates and lupolone. Research is now being done to find out more.
Journal Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, 2012 WorkSafe Victoria, 2012