Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Healthy Communities

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

A rapidly growing number of studies are showing the protective role that fruit and vegetables play in preventing chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and many cancers. According to Statistics Canada, less than one-third of Nova Scotians over age 12 eat the recommended 5-10 servings of fruit and vegetables every day.

Goodness in Many Ways

Veggies and Fruit - Goodness in many ways.

Fresh, canned, frozen. No matter what way they come, vegetables and fruit are good for you. This is the focus of Goodness in Many Ways social marketing campaign.

The campaign shows people the many ways to eat vegetables and fruit and help them prepare tasty meals and snacks.