Welcome fellow Veg Lover! In this section of the site, you will find detailed information on the proven health benefits of vegetables. You can search by specific vegetable or by health benefit, and there’s plenty of useful advice too.
Eating at least five serves of different vegetables every day is good for your health. Search for the information about specific vegetables by clicking here.
A diet rich in vegetables (and fruit) reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. Find out what other health benefits vegetables provide by clicking here.
Vegetables are rich in vitamin C, folate, and water. Find out more about specific vitamins and minerals in vegetables by clicking here.
Apart from vitamins and minerals, vegetables are also rich in a wide range of phytonutrients (these are the things that give vegetables their colour and/or flavour like lycopene, lutein and beta-carotene). Find out more about vegetable phytonutrients by clicking here.
But what is a serve of veg? Find out how much you need to eat by clicking here.