Eurostat: One third of Greeks over 15 does not eat fruit and vegetables on a daily basis

One third of Greeks over 15 does not eat fruit and vegetables on a daily basis, according to 2014 figures published by Eurostat on Thursday. Between one and four units of fruit and vegetables are eaten by 62 pct and 7.8 pct eat more than five units daily.

The recommended consumption is five or more units per day, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines saying that people must consume at least 400 grammes of fruit and vegetables a day.

The Britons are currently “champions” in consumption of fruit and vegetables in Europe, with 33 pct of the population eating at least five fruits and vegetables each day, whereas the percentage of an EU level is 14.1 pct.
Romania and Bulgaria record the lowest consumption of fruits and vegetables in that year, with 65.1 pct and 58.6 pct of the population not eating some fruits and vegetables a day.