Fruits and Vegetables can help you maintain a HEALTHY WEIGHT!
Fruits and vegetables have many benefits. A diet rich in most fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of some types of cancer and other diseases, which are diseases associated with many factors. It also helps you attain and maintain a healthy weight. The calories per volume are very low compared to other foods and snacks. The new USDA guidelines suggest filling half your plate with fruits and vegetables at every meal.
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While you know it is important to eat a healthy diet, it isn’t always easy to sort through all of the information available about nutrition and food choices. The CDC
has compiled a variety of resources with healthy eating tips and information.
What are "Good" Carbs?
The simple answer to this question is: good carbs are unprocessed carbohydrates in their natural state - or very close to their natural state. In other words they have been minimally altered. Most fresh vegetables and fruits fit into this category.
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Recent guidelines suggest half the plate for most adults should be filled with fresh vegetables and fruits in each meal. Do you know exactly what serving
In Canada, the guidelines are different!
Canadian customers should know that the American standards are differents than the ones in Canada. To get more information on the Canadian Health suggestions, click here
to visit the Health Canada
You may also visit the Fruits and Veggies - Mix it up!™
website for great ideas on how to incorporate more produce in your life.
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