By Lauren Mapp, a current NTU student
The easy, quick on the go way to consume part of your five a day. Fruit and vegetables have a large variety of benefits, research has shown that eating certain fruit can help reduce the risk of disease and even some cancers. For my dissertation I am conducting research based on previous data that has suggested that students would like a fruit and vegetable smoothie stand on campus.
For 3 days in the pavilion, Monday the 17th, 18th (12 – 2pm) and Thursday 20th of February (11 – 1 pm) I will be offering free smoothies in 3 different flavours, all I ask is that you fill out a short questionnaire based on flavours and your opinions. In completing the questionnaire, you will also be entered into a prize draw to win a free blender of your own. I would really appreciate participation and for individuals to share their opinions on the flavours.
I have chosen specific fruit to make up 3 different smoothies; An exotic one, green and fruity. From mango that is high in fibre and a great source of vitamin A, promoting a healthy gut and boost immunity. The green one includes; Kale and spinach which are rich in vitamin C and K which is key for bone metabolism and blood clotting, it also contains other vitamins that are important for skin, hair and bone health. To strawberries which are low calorie but packed with vitamin’s, fibre and high levels of antioxidants, if you have any questions or queries don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Lauren Mapp, N0750468@ntu.ac.uk
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