9 surprising foods that count as one of your five a day

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5. Hummus

Chickpeas, which are the main ingredient in hummus, count as one of your five-a-day. High in protein and fibre, chickpeas also contain several key vitamins and minerals.

“However, they only count as one serving, along with other pulses, such as lentils or kidney beans, no matter how many or much of it you eat.”

How much? 1 x 5-a-day serving = approximately 3 heaped tablespoons.

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