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Fruit and vegetables are power houses for vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals. Eating diet rich in fruit and vegetables protect against cancer, diabetes and heart diseases. Consumption of five kinds of vegetables and two kinds of fruit every day leads to healthiness. Fruit and vegetables should be an important part of an individual’s daily diet. A well balanced regular diet and a healthy active lifestyle with high intake of fruit and vegetables is more beneficial.
In the present study effort was made to understand the fruit and vegetable consumption pattern among adolescents. Further to create awareness on importance of fruit and vegetable and promote consumption an educational intervention was conducted and found that there was improvement in the awareness of fruit and vegetable and daily consumption.