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The nation’s diet is 25 per cent green, 14 per cent red – and nine per cent beige, a study has found

The nation’s diet is 25 per cent green, 14 per cent red - and nine per cent beige, according to a study. Researchers found that, far from filling our plates with pasta, potatoes and bread, we are mixing things up with leafy greens and rich reds like tomatoes and peppers. However, 44 per cent admit there are colours they still avoid - with one in five avoiding anything purple and one in 20 wary about orange foods. A spokesman for Birds Eye, which commissioned the study, said: “It’s been widely understood for decades that a healthy diet is one with a good balance, with many trying to follow the five-a-day rule when it comes to fruit and veg.
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