Saturday, October 12, 2013
Eating More Fruits & Vegetables


"Eat your fruits and vegetables." You've likely heard this statement since childhood. Research shows why it is good advice:

  • Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health.
  • Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling.
 Eating more fruits and vegetables can drastically alter your; overall health, physical appearance, and mood, in a positive way.  Filling your plate with 70% fruits and vegetables and the rest either a serving of meat or poultry is a great way to get started on the path to a healthier lifestyle.



 Below are some valuable resources to get you started on the path to a healthier diet