How many vegetables per day do I need?
Adults are advised to eat at least 250 grams of vegetables per day. If you vary between the different types of vegetables, you will get all the nutrients you need from vegetables. Vegetables are good for health. It lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease and is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. You can eat vegetables all day long. Think of vegetables on your bread, as a snack and with an evening meal of course. More tips for eating enough vegetables.
Examples of how many vegetables per day
What can 250 grams of vegetables look like in one day? Check it out below. Bean salad for lunch (bell pepper, tomato, leek) + warm meal of nasi goreng (leek, onion) and white cabbage dish with cucumber. 2 wholemeal sandwiches with fried mushrooms with onion for lunch + 2 wholemeal wraps with salmon, lettuce, bell pepper, tomato and corn for the warm meal. 1 sandwich with hummus and grilled zucchini + bowl of tzatziki with 2 wholemeal sandwiches for lunch + stir-fry vegetables with the warm meal. Whole wheat sandwich with a slice of cheese and strips of bell pepper + stew of raw endive + bowl of raw vegetables of lettuce, cucumber, tomato and radish. Whole wheat sandwich with cottage cheese and radish + spaghetti with pasta sauce (2 tomatoes, 1/3 bell pepper, 1/2 onion and 1/2 celery stalk.