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Do You Know What Actually Counts As One Of Your Five A Day?

Sorry, no amount of potato will ever count as one of your five portions of fruit and veg a day.

  1. 1. Let’s start with the basics. How many apples do you need to reach one portion of your five a day?

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    1. One medium apple
    2. Two medium apples

  2. 2. How many clementines are a portion?

    1. One
    2. Two

  3. 3. How much of an avocado counts as a portion?

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    1. A whole avocado
    2. Just half

  4. 4. How many peaches are one portion?

    1. One medium peach
    2. Two medium peaches

  5. 5. How many slices of tinned peach count as one portion?

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    1. Three slices
    2. Seven slices

  6. 6. How many raspberries are a portion?

    1. One handful
    2. Two handfuls

  7. 7. How much fruit juice do you need to drink for one portion?

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    1. 150ml
    2. 300ml

  8. 8. Ok, now dried fruit. How many apple rings count as one portion?

    1. Four
    2. Eight

  9. 9. How many raisins count as a portion?

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    1. One tablespoon
    2. Three tablespoons

  10. 10. How many dried apricots count as one portion?

    1. 3 whole dried apricots
    2. 6 whole dried apricots

  11. 11. How many banana chips do you need to make a portion?

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    1. A tablespoon
    2. A handful

  12. 12. Time for vegetables. How many courgettes do you need to eat to get one portion?

    1. A whole large courgette
    2. Just half a large one

  13. 13. How much cucumber do you need to eat for one portion?

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    1. A two-inch piece
    2. A six-inch piece

  14. 14. How many button mushrooms do you need to eat?

    1. 14
    2. Mushrooms don’t count

  15. 15. How much aubergine do you need to eat?

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    1. A whole one
    2. About a third

  16. 16. How many frozen peas are a portion?

    1. Three heaped tablespoons
    2. Six heaped tablespoons

  17. 17. How much fresh spinach is a portion?

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    1. A handful
    2. A cereal bowl full

  18. 18. How much tomato puree counts as a portion?

    1. One heaped tablespoon
    2. Two heaped tablespoons

  19. 19. For a smoothie to count as two portions, what does it need to contain?

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    1. At least 80g of one whole fruit AND 150ml of fruit juice.
    2. 150ml each of two different fruit juices.

  20. 20. And finally… does hummus count as one of your five a day?

    1. YES!
    2. Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/what-actually-counts-as-one-of-your-five-a-day

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