Fresh passion fruit is high in beta carotene, potassium, dietary fibre and vitamin C.
Fruit and vegetables are packed with goodness and help prevent heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. They can also protect against cancers of the mouth, larynx, pharynx, oesophagus, lung and stomach. It is estimated that low fruit and vegetable intake contributed to 1559 deaths in 1997.
The 5+ A Day Challenge is simple - add an extra serving of fresh fruit and vegetables to your day and feel the difference.
The New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guidelines are published by the Ministry of Health.
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