Category Archives: WellnessWednesday

fruits and vegetables

Why should I eat more fruits and vegetables?

Consider the following………

  • A healthy diet rich in fruits and veggies may reduce your risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke.
  • Some fruits and veggies help protect against certain types of cancers, type 2 diabetes, and obesity when combined with an overall healthy diet.
  • Most fruits and veggies are naturally low in fat and sodium.
  • None have cholesterol.
  • Most fruits and veggies contain a variety of vitamins and minerals.
  • Many are good sources of fiber.

To learn more, check out the benefits of vitamins and minerals in the Vitamins and Minerals Guide.