Nutrition

Top 10 Reasons to Eat MORE Fruits & Vegetables

10. Color & Texture
Fruits and veggies add color, texture, and appeal to your plate.

9. Convenience
Fruits and veggies are nutritious in any form – fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, so they’re ready when you are!

8. Fiber
Fruits and veggies provide fiber that helps fill you up and keeps your digestive system happy.

7. Low in Calories
Fruits and veggies are naturally low in calories.

6. May Reduce Disease Risk
Eating plenty of fruits and veggies may help reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.

5. Vitamins & Minerals
Fruits and veggies are rich in vitamins and minerals that help you feel healthy and energized.

4. Variety
Fruits and veggies are available in an almost infinite variety…there’s always something new to try!

3. Quick, Natural Snack
Fruits and veggies are nature’s treat and easy to grab for a snack.

2. Fun to Eat!
Some crunch, some squirt, some you peel … some you don’t, and some grow right in your own backyard!

1. Fruits & Veggies are Nutritious AND Delicious!

For the best nutritional value, eat fresh, seasonal food from a local farm!

Check out these great resources for healthy families:

Harvest Of The Month Website

Champions For Change Website

Shop Local info Card

 

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