Nutrition

All dietary patterns scientifically shown to improve health and reduce disease risk incorporate lots of healthy plants. Whether you never eat fruits and veggies, or you regularly include them in your meals, you could greatly benefit from eating more of them.

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Eat Healthier with More Plants in 2020

Fruits and vegetables contain essential nutrients including vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, which reduce your risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer, type II diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, among other chronic health issues. This year, improve your health by eating more fruits and vegetables! Eating more healthy plants will also help you lose weight!

Get

more of your protein from plant sources

Eat

a fruit or vegetable at every meal

Choose

fruit for dessert

Keep

fresh fruit and vegetables handy

Cook

vegetables in different ways, to see what you like best

Stock up

on frozen fruit and vegetables, for quick stir fry meals and smoothies

Substitute

soda for 100% fruit juice, processed foods for fresh fruit and veggies


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