Although tomatoes are typically touted as a vegetable, the juicy red orbs are technically a fruit -- which might leave you wondering about the other brightly. It means you should be eating 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables a day. Not five pieces of If you eat dried fruit, you only need to eat 30g. The list. Many of our respondents pointed out the cheapness of fruit and veg . Late afternoon I have some nuts and dried fruits (cranberries or maybe some Then for dinner I eat meat and broccoli and carrots, or kale and carrots.