vegetables and fruits


Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy eating plan. They are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating a variety of vegetables and fruits may help you control your weight and blood pressure. The American Heart Association recommends eating eight or more fruit and vegetable servings every day. An average adult consuming 2,000 calories daily should aim for 4.5 cups of fruits and vegetables a day.

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