National Vegetarian Week
Wake up to an exciting and tasty lifestyle
Wake up to around the clock know-how
ONE – Drinking one glass of orange juice with a meal containing iron-rich foods can triple the amount of iron absorbed by the body.
TWO – A balanced veggie diet has up to twice as much fibre as the national average.
THREE – Three portions of baked beans (6 tablespoons) has the same amount of protein as two grilled pork sausages.
FOUR – Well I never, extra lean minced beef has over four times the fat of pulses.
FIVE – Get a helping hand with your five fruit and veg a day.
SIX – 100g of cashew nuts contain approximately six milligrams of iron.
SEVEN – Seven delicious breakfast recipes at www.nationalvegetarianweek.org
EIGHT – tofu has eight grams of protein per 100grams
NINE – There are nine gorgeous ingredients in our Berry burst breakfast bars – give them a try.
TEN – here’s ten sources of protein - peas, beans, lentils, cheese, tofu, nuts, seeds, eggs, rice and wholewheat pasta.
ELEVEN – how about eleven sources of iron – beans, lentils, soya products, wholemeal bread, dried fruit, pumpkin seeds, molasses, fortified breakfast cereal, leafy green vegetables, chickpeas and cashew nuts.
TWELVE - Vitamin B12 is in dairy products and eggs. Other good sources are fortified foods such as yeast extracts, breakfast cereals and margarines.
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