Five-a-day fruit and vegetable advice 'unrealistic', says new GPs head

Five-a-day fruit and vegetable advice 'unrealistic', says new GPs head
 

When it comes to fruit and vegetables, two-a-day, rather than five, might be more realistic advice to give families, says one of the UK's leading doctors.
The new chair of the Royal College of GPs, Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, says lots of people struggle to afford the recommended amount of daily portions.
Public Health England insists five-a-day is affordable and achievable.
Dr Stokes-Lampard wants doctors to take a pragmatic approach and offer patients tailored goals.
She also rejects the idea that smokers should always be told to give up.
Dr Stokes-Lampard claims many children are being... read more

 
21 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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