Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Too Few Americans Eating Their Fruit And Veg, CDC Report

87 % of American High School Students admit they eat less than 3 portions of fruit and vegetables per day. 68% say they eat less than 2 portions per day proking fears that avoidable chronic diseases such as Diabetes, heart disease and cancers will continue to rise as a new generation of McDonald/KFC/Pizza Hut customers follow in their parents footsteps towards ill health.

Nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston says "These kids are setting themselves up for a host of painful preventable diseases in later life and huge problems for Government who will have to juggle the economic implications of a sick nation"

Yvonne will be targetting London's youngsters and their parents at The Croydon Eco Veggie Fayre on 1st Novemberat fairfield Halls. There will be 5 a day t-shirts, bags and 5 a day sticker charts to be won.

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