5 a day Food Myths

Wednesday February 9, 2011 at 9:36pm

   Five pieces of fruit and vegetables and 8 glasses of water a day. Good advice or cynical marketing ploys from food and beverage companies? At beflattered.com we hold the view that drinking 8 glasses of water 1 size fits all approach is not for everyone. So, the same must apply to 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables.

Maybe YOU work best with 1 piece or 10!!

A recent book by obesity researcher and nutritionist Zoe Harcombe disproves the commonly held belief that if we eat 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables every day the antioxidants will take care of the oxidants.

So how do you deal with the oxidants?

Make sure that you incorporate a good Multi Vitamin & Mineral Supplement into your daily routine and of course carry on eating fruit and vegetables for their pure enjoyment.


But, which multi Vit to take? Check out our features on foods and make your choice from our range especially chosen for women. Once you have read our many articles you may also realise that you need to add a supplement to your Multi Vit to correct an imbalance or to address a particular problem and if so your Multi Vit then becomes the key to unlock the potential and so even more important.

Read our other related articles:

Why Take Supplements?
Diets for Health

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