‘Five a day’ advice should be reconsidered because fruit and vegetables are too expensive, GP’s chief says

The Government should stop advising people to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day because it is demoralising for those who cannot afford to do so, the chair of the Royal College of GPs has said. The guidance was officially adopted in 2003 in an attempt to improve diets and boost the vitamin…

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Healthy eating trend inspires surge in demand for almond milk, e-cigarettes and avocado

Almond milk, e-cigarettes and avocados enjoyed the biggest surge in demand among UK shoppers last year, as a trend toward healthy eating gathered pace, according to one research firm. Figures from data provider IRI, which specialises in helping retailers to understand consumer demand, £62m was spent on almond milk in 2016, a 32 per cent increase…

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