Eating healthily can make you live longer

New research reveals that people who eat ten portions of fruit and vegetables a day are more likely to live longer. Some want the five-a-day guideline doubled. But is this asking too much?

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  1. ‘UK diet will never be so healthy as to make ten-a-day.’ Do you agree?


  1. In small groups, design a poster to encourage healthy eating.

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the group of people in charge the country - their leader is the prime minister. The government runs the National Health Service which looks after people's health.
vitamins are important nutrients vital for good health found in different foods.
False reassurance
making someone stop worrying about something, when actually a danger or threat does exist.
the items of food which make up the meals we eat.


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