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NHS Five A Day portion size guide

NHS Five A Day portion size guide

04/03/2010

NHS Five A Day Portion Size Guide


Most people want to eat their five a day, but what exactly counts as a portion?

 

This reliable NHS printable guide is a good list of portion sizes for fruit, vegetables, including dried and canned foods.

 

It is very hard to find guidance for children's portion sizes as the variables are too great - age, stage and exercise levels, but the broad lines seem to be half the adult portion for pre-schoolers, and then scaling up from half to a whole portion during primary school so that they are eating a whole adult portion by about age 10.


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