Our expert says:
Fruits and vegetables contains very important protective nutrients such as vitamins, bioflavonoids, minerals and dietary fibre, e.g. citrus fruits and the cabbage family are our best sources of vit C which is a powerful antioxidant which protects us against a variety of diseases such as certain cancers, heart disease and depressed immunity. However, you do eat some vegies of which the tomatoes and sweet potatoes are amongst the most nutritious - tomatoes supply use with lycopene which helps to prevent cancer and sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene and dietary fibre. You can also try eating fresh and dried fruit to increase your intake of protective nutrients.
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