vegetables

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Nov 17 '17 08:52

The majority of children under the age of 13 in the Netherlands eat less fruit, vegetables and fish than the Nutrition Center recommends, according to a health survey by Statistics Netherlands in collaboration with the RIVM and the Nutrition Center. In the period between 2014 and 2016 less than four in ten children ate enough fruit, just over four in ten ate enough vegetables, and little more than half ate enough fish.

The health survey is annually conducted among around 1,100 children. Researchers question the kids' parents about the food they eat. 

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Mar 22 '16 15:40

The Dutch Nutrition Center presented new nutrition recommendations on Tuesday, the first completely new recommendations since 2004. The Center advises more vegetables and less mea

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Aug 6 '15 12:29

People who eat five portions of fruit and vegetables every day have a lower risk of getting oral cancer than people who do not eat enough fruit and vegetables.

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Dec 25 '14 08:04

The European support measures for farmers affected by the Russian boycott has been extended to June next year. According to State Secretary Sharon Dijksma, the new measures should help agricultural entrepreneurs find a "good, social destination" for their fruits and vegetables.

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Nov 3 '14 08:28

Late last week the six suppliers, who provide over a million pieces of fruit to more than 350 thousand students every week, notified schools that they will no longer be delivering the Schoolfruit.

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