If your kids are anything like mine, the term fruit and veg in a meal can raise holey hell. “Why mum? I had fruit at lunch!”. In our household, we work hard to make sure this is no longer a battle, and that eating well is part of the norm.
No kid will enjoy it all, and that’s ok. But, it’s essential they have a wide variety. There’s a quote out there which says “eat a rainbow a day”. This is prevalent for both adults and children. Different fruits and vegetables have various benefits. Some are great for a healthy heart, others for boosting your immune system and then those that keep your bones healthy. Eating a variety of fruit and vegetables helps to target each of these areas giving your body the boost of nutrients and vitamins it needs.
We’ve created some helpful tips to keep fruits and vegetables a regular staple in your home.