Fruits and Vegetables

Eating fruits and vegetables every day has many benefits, including healthy http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2322/2278270817_32fc414f89.jpgskin, a healthy heart, a healthy digestive and immune system. They are high in fiber, which gives you a feeling of fullness so you eat less! They are a good source of vitamins and minerals to keep your body functioning at its best. They are naturally low in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium. I have incorporated a lot of fruits and vegetables in my diet and have cut out 99% of my sugar intake; my energy level has sky rocketed and my stamina has improved greatly. We have compiled a fruit and vegetable guide that will show you why you should eat them more often.

A Healthy Heart for You and Your Family: Fruits and vegetables are low in saturated fat – a type of fat that can be harmful to the heart. They are also high in fiber, which helps prevent heart disease, as well as a good source of antioxidants to protect the heart from free radical damage.

Healthy Skin: Fruits and vegetables are a good source of antioxidants, as well as other vitamins to protect your skin and keep it looking fresh & healthy.

Healthy Digestive System: Fruits and vegetables are a good source of phytochemicals that can keep the stomach healthy and help digestion. They are also high in fiber and phytochemicals to keep your colon healthy and help prevent colon cancer.

Healthy Immune System: Fruits and vegetables are the richest source of vitamins (including antioxidant vitamins) and phytochemicals to keep your immune system operating at its best.

Stacey

Source: The Fruit Pages

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