FruitNutrition - Introduction


The World Health Organisation has cemented the link between a diet with insufficient dietary fruit and vegetables and increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, obesity and cancers World Health Organisation Report - conditions which impact on the main causes of the high rates of premature death in Scotland.

The British Government and the Scottish Executive support the 5-A-Day Health Initiative and encourage the increased intake of berries as a part of a healthy diet. Information for shoppers, growers and processors/companies on the nutritional properties of berries, see the 'Berry Scotland' web site.

Berries such as raspberries, blackcurrants and strawberries are a valuable, and tasty, part of your personal 5-A-Day.

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