Do You Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies? Do You Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recent studies show that most Americans do not eat the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Eating the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk of certain diseases and may help you control your weight. These tasty foods also provide your body with nutrients that are vital to your health. With all of these great benefits, shouldn’t you be eating more fruits and veggies?

To help you do just that, the CDC and the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), have partnered with many other organizations to launch a new public health initiative Fruits & Veggies-More Matters.TM

The CDC has updated its fruits and vegetables Web site to provide tools and information that help you get the fruits and vegetables you need. The new site offers the following:

A calculator to find out how many fruits and vegetables you need each day, based on your daily calories needs
Tips on how to include fruits and vegetables in your daily diet
Information on exciting new fruits and vegetables to try
Delicious recipes and much more!

For additional great tips on how to get your kids to eat more fruits and veggies, planning meals, shopping, and recipes, visit Produce for Better Health Foundation’s Fruits & Veggies-More Matters.