Americans, especially men and younger adults, are not eating the recommended daily fruits and vegetables. This is despite the many benefits both offer, including everything from cancer prevention to skin and nail improvements. The key to eating more of these is to keep preparation simple and keep the fruits and vegetables in visible places in the home. Adding spices or cheese to veggies, or including fruits in salads and yogurt are some easy ways to ensure you eat more of them.
- Only 1/10 people are eating more than the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables daily.
- Produce can cost less than you think if you know which veggies and fruits are in season.
- Fruits and vegetables are much easier to prepare than what many people think.
“Vitamins, minerals, fiber and other good stuff in fruits and vegetables can help ward off heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers and obesity.”
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