The German Society for Nutrition said that vegetables and fruits supply the body with vitamins, minerals and plant compounds important for health, so it recommends eating five servings a day.

The association explained that three servings of vegetables and two servings of fruits should be eaten by 400 grams of vegetables and 250 grams of fruits.

On the other hand, the association pointed out that it is not permissible to eat potatoes raw because they contain a substance "solanine" harmful that cause digestive problems such as abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting, knowing that cooking eliminates this substance, and also applies to legumes such as lentils and peas And beans.