Diets rich in fruits and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk for developing certain chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Fruits and vegetables tend to provide essential vitamins and minerals, and contain phytonutrients, as well as fiber. In addition, they are relatively low in calories for the nutrients they provide.
March 2009 Archives
(NAPSI)-Registered dietitians help educate and encourage consumers to make the most out of their food choices, especially during March's National Nutrition Month®. One way to improve your overall diet is to put more produce on your plate, such as Hass avocados.