As a kid I liked most fruits and vegetables. And as an adult I like most fruits and vegetables.
The great thing about summer is the many delicious fruits to choose from. Besides the standard apples, bananas and oranges there is so much juicy deliciousness to eat: watermelon, cherries, grapes, all kinds of berries, honeydew …
One of the wellness challenges at work right now is to get in five servings of fruit and vegetables five times a week. This challenge is pretty easy for me to achieve. On Friday after I had had two servings I hit my 25 mark for the week.
According to the CDC website, fruit and vegetables have many benefits. I know we already know that. Yet, so many people don’t get enough in their diet.
Here are some reasons why they are so great for us:
- Substituting fruits and vegetables for higher-calorie foods can be part of a weight loss strategy.
- Fruits and vegetables are great sources of … Continue reading