September is National Fruit & Veggies Month! Just 1 step you can take for yourself towards better health for this month is to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables, every meal, every snack. You will soon have the recommended amount of servings in your day and then some!
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) consuming a diet high in fruits and vegetables is associated with lower risk for numerous chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. To get a healthy variety, think color by revisiting these bright and colorful powerhouses of a healthy nutrition plan. Eating fruits and vegetable of different colors gives your body a wide range of valuable nutrients which may help decrease your disease risk.