Gauteng residents urged to eat more foods that strengthen the immune system

VAAL TRIANGLE - The Gauteng Department of Health says it wants to encourage everyone to eat more fruits and vegetables as it helps to strengthen the immune system and protects the body against diseases. The country commemorates National Nutrition Week this week. The aim of this year’s National Nutrition Week is to showcase the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, complemented by fruits and vegetables. Department spokesperson, Kwara Kekana, says studies show that South Africans aged 15-years and older have an inadequate consumption of fruits and veggies.

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