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“Eat your fruits and vegetables.”
You’ve heard this kindly admonition since childhood and research reveals just why it is not only good, but sound advice: A healthy diets that is rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and other substances necessary for good health are found in fruits and vegetables. Best of news of all? Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling.
Did you know that ½ of your plate each meal should be fruits and vegetables? Below are more compelling reasons to eat fruit!
Nutrient information for fruits and vegetables
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Food safety basics for fruits and vegetables
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