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Fruit and Veg Portion Size

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IcelandicWarriors Mon 05-Feb-18 17:48:37

If one of your portions a day is 80g how do you count say 700g of a tomato and red onion bake served as a side between two? Do you only count say a tomato as one regardless of how many you eat?

And if my pear is 120g is that still one or one and a half?

Just measured things out today and by weight I'm eating loads but by type probably 5 - 7.

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dementedpixie Mon 05-Feb-18 19:21:58

I would count the full amount you are eating so a 120g pear would be 1 and a half portions. Only juices and dried fruit count as 1 portion even if you eat more

dementedpixie Mon 05-Feb-18 19:24:15

Although I suppose it says 1 pear=1 portion so i don't know

PurpleDaisies Mon 05-Feb-18 19:25:29

I’d count it as one portion each of pear, tomato and onion.

dementedpixie Mon 05-Feb-18 19:26:06

Sorry also beans and pulses only count once

Blondie1984 Mon 05-Feb-18 22:03:12

What else is in the bake apart from tomato and red onion? Whilst yes, 80g counts as 1 portion, it's also important to eat a range of different ones (different colours) to make sure you are getting lots of different vitamins - hence "eat the rainbow" - so maybe have some green ones alongside that bake!

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