Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Most people know that

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of a balanced diet. 
Eating colorful fruits and vegetables gives your body the nutrients needed to prevent sickness. They can also better your quality and quantity of life.
The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Try to get the most by choosing a wide variety of colors. Some examples include: dark leafy greens, deep yellows, purple fruits and veggies, oranges and reds. You should eat a rainbow of colors when it comes to fruits and vegetables. This is because this is the healthiest way to insure that you’re getting plenty of each of the vital nutrients you need to be healthy and fight diseases. There are even health benefits to incorporating plenty of colors into your diet. Colorful natural foods tend to be packed with nutrients and antioxidants, which is why some people choose their foods based on color.
Try it raw. Serve the raw vegetables at the start of a meal.
“5 or More Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Each Day” .
Make a rainbow on your plate. Sprinkle in fruits and vegetables from each of the five color groups into foods you already eat.
Try mixing them in pancakes, oatmeal, serve on your toasts and add them to your juices, smoothies, top them on pizzas ...
You don’t need to choke down on fruits and vegetables but there are always options and variety to fit your palate.

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