Eating five portions of vegetable - plus two or three of fruit -
will reduce your chances of death, from all causes, by 42% according
to research from University College London.
study of 65,226 men and women, analysed data collected between 2001
fresh (uncooked) vegetables had by far the most protective effect
followed by salads, cooked vegetables and then fruit.
can apple cider vinegar help?
people struggle to eat many portions of uncooked veg every day but
traditional cider vinegar can help.
vegetable with cider
vinegar and mustard dressing considerably improves
their palatability. Also, remember to always mix fresh vegetables
into salads with the more traditional items like lettuces, tomatoes
and cucumbers. Pulses count as fresh veg too.
onion can be a problem for some people but an important ingredient
in meals based around uncooked veg. Try flash pickling sliced unions
or shallots in two tablespoons of cider vinegar and two tablespoons
of boiling water. Leave the onions to steep for five minutes and
then drain and serve.
all live healthier and longer and buy lots more Somerset Cider Vinegar!