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brimming with good stuff

fruit and veg give you essential vitamins, minerals and fibre

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fruit and veg contain loads of nutrients, including:

fibre

important for maintaining a healthy gut

potassium

contributes to the maintenance of normal blood pressure and normal muscle function

vitamin E

helps to protect cells from oxidative stress

vitamin C

increases iron absorption, supports the normal function of the immune system, and helps reduce tiredness and fatigue

phytonutrients

these are plant compounds and many are thought to act as antioxidants, neutralising free radicals that can damage your cells and tissues

mighty fruit & veg

an essential part of a healthy diet

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smoothies & juices

made from 100% fruit & veg

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eat, drink 5 a day

2/3 of us don't get enough fruit and veg

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living well

five ways to live well and die old

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your questions

answers to some of the questions we're often asked

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our nutritionist Anna

find out more about Anna

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Anna barton - innocent drinks nutritionist

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