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Eat More Fruits & Veggies

Consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables daily provides many benefits.

  • Helps reduce the risk for chronic diseases such as stroke, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure.
  • All product forms count - fresh frozen, canned, dried and 100 percent juice.
  • Most fruits and veggies are lower in calories and higher in fiber than other foods.
  • As part of a healthy diet, eating fruits and veggies instead of other high-fat foods may make it easier to control your weight.
  • Fruits and vegetables are great sources of many vitamins and minerals.

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Last Updated 11/1/2013
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